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Noctuid moth

Mythimna sp.


Many male moths have elaborate antennas to comb the evening air for molecules of pheromones emitted by potential mates. The intricate network of sensillum hairs filter these scent molecules from the air and allow the moth to find the object of his desire at a considerable distance.


This is a beautiful moth, but I don't know it's exact name.


SisirBanga 8 years ago

I am grateful to NuwanChathuranga for the id.

Noctuid moth
Mythimna sp.

Thank you.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Lovely shots Sisir.

Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 8 years ago


Nimbid Ditavi
Nimbid Ditavi 8 years ago

As far as I know is a Sphinx Mot.

Spotted by

Assam, India

Spotted on Sep 15, 2012
Submitted on Jan 17, 2013

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