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Chrysodeixis Looper Moth

Chrysodeixis sp.


About 1.5cm, this little one seems like it has glowing gold trimmings.


Backyard, spotted on the ceiling of the garage.


Compare with image of Chrysodeixis includens: Could be Chrysodeixis luzonensis (Wileman & West, 1929), Chrysodeixis similaris (Behounek & Ronkay, 1999), or Chrysodeixis similis (Behounek & Ronkay, 1999). Other spp. in the Philippines: Chrysodeixis eriosoma - Chrysodeixis chalcites - Classification: Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) » Moths » Superfamily Noctuoidea » Owlet Moths (Family Noctuidae) » Subfamily Plusiinae » Tribe Argyrogrammatini » Chrysodeixis

1 Species ID Suggestions

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago
Soybean Looper - Hodges#8890
Chrysodeixis includens Species Chrysodeixis includens - Soybean Looper - Hodges#8890 - BugGuide.Net

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Thank you nexttogone :)

nexttogone 7 years ago

Wow... it's very pretty and a nice series.

Thanks for your comment, Chief.

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Welcome! :-)

Thank you Fyn.K for looking into this. I found out that we have 3 Chrysodeixis sp. in the Philippines, and all of them includes Luzon in its range. My place is in Southern Luzon. I did not see further breakdown of the Luzon area :(, so I'll have to go with Chrysodeixis sp. for now. Thanks again!

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

C. includens lives in North America, it's a perfect match for your moth... not sure if they live in the Philippines.

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 4, 2012
Submitted on Nov 4, 2012

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