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Frame Moth

Description:

A small triangular moth. The length of each wing is only 6mm. Dark color with a yellow wing margin "frame".

Habitat:

Attracted to the building night lights in the tropical lowland rainforest of Tawau Hills Park, Sabah, Malaysia (Borneo)

Notes:

>>>Map accuracy: 5m. There are few species of Diduga in Borneo. This spotting could be a D. trichophora or even D. flavicostata. Could also be from the lesser known endemic Diduga spp. - D. annutata, D. pectinifer, D. dorsolobata, D. ciliata, D. barlowi.

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3 Comments

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 2 years ago

Yes Mark! Very similar!
But I'm afraid they are from different families.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Resembles Chandica quadripennis ?

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 2 years ago

Yes definitely a good name for it.

ChunXingWong
Spotted by
ChunXingWong

Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 24, 2014
Submitted on Jun 25, 2018

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