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Eupterotidae Moth

Eupterotidae

Description:

yellow moth

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7 Comments

RatnaKusumaHalim
RatnaKusumaHalim 9 years ago

Chun Xing Wong, yes it is looked like yours. Ok, I'll change it. Thank you Jalubko & Irungbam.

Ratna, Mr Chun is right its an Eupterote sp. (Eupterotidae). You can check another similar spotting of mine http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/114.... And 1 more thing, when we talk about the South east Asian moths, we should not refer the moths from American subcontinent. it is different.

I think it is an Eupterotidae (Eupterote sp).

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

I agree with Chun, this is more of a silk moth, perhaps genus Eupterote moth. This is not Xanthotype urticaria, which is only found in North America, and is much smaller with a different wing pattern and shape. Here is a Xanthotype urticaria I have found:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/128...

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 9 years ago

It does look quite similar to one of my spottings but I can't confirm that they are the same. http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/127...

RatnaKusumaHalim
RatnaKusumaHalim 9 years ago

Chun Xing Wong, I think it is not a Eupterote moth.
Maybe a Xanthotype Moth

ChunXingWong
ChunXingWong 9 years ago

Eupterote moth.

RatnaKusumaHalim
Spotted by
RatnaKusumaHalim

Jawa Barat, Indonesia

Spotted on Oct 26, 2012
Submitted on Feb 24, 2013

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