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Cosmet Moth


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.


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


>>>Map accuracy: 1000m diameter. Similar spotting from The Philippines.

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Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

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

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