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Cosmet moth

Cosmopterigidae sp


It sat vertically on a leave, approximately 10mm. It tends to spin on its head when disturbed. Until now I haven't the foggiest on what this is.


Secondary forest, mangrove.

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Cosmet Moth
Cosmopterigidae sp.

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Muckpuk 7 years ago

Very nice!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Nice spotting !!

AzlinSani 7 years ago

Hi Argy Bee, updated. Apologies im still learning how to navigate and use project Noah.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Hi AzlinSani.. please update this spotting with Cosmet moth names. (unless you don't agree?) Thanks.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 7 years ago

Beautiful spotting!

MrsPbio 7 years ago

A breakdancing moth. Cool! :)

ToshimiDowaki 7 years ago

Very nice!

Thanks for sharing, beautiful picture, also a great video of it by shekainah.

RiekoS 7 years ago

Beautiful picture.

AzlinSani 7 years ago

Thanks Shekainah... we do have the same spotting. glad to know Singapore and Phillipines have these.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Welcome to Project Noah AzlinSani.

Toucan 7 years ago

Beautiful shot.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Funny moth. I wonder if it is advertising itself.

Spotted by

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on Mar 6, 2012
Submitted on Jan 15, 2013

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