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Cosmet Moth

Description:

A small moth from the Cosmopterigidae family. About 5mm in length. Black wings with metallic blue bands. This type of moth has a habit of spinning it's body quickly while walking and can suddenly change it's direction of spin. Have an extremely long labial palpi in relation to it's body.

Habitat:

Around Bukit Gemuk (Fat Hill), Tawau, Sabah.

Notes:

>>>Map accuracy: 1000m diameter. Similar spotting from The Philippines. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/123...

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ChunXingWong
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ChunXingWong

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 20, 2014
Submitted on Feb 14, 2014

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