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Tortricid moth

Family Pyralidae, Chrysauginae

Description:

Another exquisite dead leaf mimicking moth. This one mimics even the leaf's stem! Please, see photo #2.



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6 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 4 years ago

Linda!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 4 years ago

The appearance more closely resembles Pyralidae, Chrysauginae rather than Tortricidae to me.

RiekoS
RiekoS 5 years ago

I love your second picture :-)

folicallychalled
folicallychalled 5 years ago

Amazing bit of evolution.

Dave

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Nice find Sergio!

James McNair
James McNair 5 years ago

Some sort of Tortrix moth perhaps?

Awesome cache Sérgio,fantastic shape,congrats and thanks for sharing

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 5 years ago

Amazing!

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Curitiba, PR, Brazil

Lat: -25.43, Long: -49.27

Spotted on Feb 13, 2014
Submitted on Feb 13, 2014

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