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Hübner's Olive Moth / Polilla Oliva

Sphacelodes vulneraria


Super Family: Geometroidea Family: Geometridae Sub Family: Ennominae El género Sphacelodes está compuesto por 4 especies, distribuidas variadamente desde México a Bolivia, hasta Argentina. Todas tienen matices de color gris - café u oliva - café, con dos o tres tenues líneas transversales onduladas en las alas anteriores. Las hembras suelen tener colores más opacos. The genus Sphacelodes is comprised of 4 species, distributed variously from Mexico to Bolivia and Argentina. All have an olive-brown or greyish-brown ground colour with 2 or 3 faint wavy transverse lines on the forewing. Females are duller in colour.


Esta especie habita bosques húmedos y bosques nublados, a elevaciones entre los 400 a 1000 msnm. This species inhabits rainforest and cloudforest at elevations between about 400-1000 meters over sea level.


Encontrada en trampas de luz para mariposas, aproximadamente a 1650 msnm, en bosque húmedo sub-tropical. Found on light traps for butterflies, 1650 meters over level sea approx. Sub Tropical Rainforest.

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1 Comment

bayucca 6 years ago

Please, add the common name as well, thanks:
Hübner's Olive Moth.

Rommel Muñoz
Spotted by
Rommel Muñoz

Tegucigalpa, Francisco Morazán, Honduras

Spotted on Jul 18, 2015
Submitted on Jul 21, 2015

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