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A truly odd moth that looks more like a lichen or a piece of lava than a moth. It is so covered in different textures that you could spend an hour looking at all its parts under a microscope. A relatively large moth at 2.5 cm in length. It is very calm and docile and rarely moves.
Came to a Black light, Km 15 on the highway between San Cristobal de Las Casas and Tuxtla Gutierrez, on a cliff overlooking the Grijalva River valley, Chiapas, Mexico.