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Walker's moth

Sosxetra grata

Description:

Lappet shaped moth, furry feet, predominantly brown but the edges of the wings have yellow and red markings.

Habitat:

Humid forest


1 species ID suggestions

Walker's moth
Sosxetra grata Moths of the Andes - Sosxetra grata

2 Comments

LucindaWestwood
LucindaWestwood 3 years ago

Had great fun with my moth trap!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 3 years ago

Absolutely gorgeous! The Lappet moths (Lasiocampidae) are in a different family than this moth (which is in Erebidae) but this species does bear a striking resemblance to lasiocampids. Great find!

Parroquia Salango, Provincia de Manabí, Ecuador

Lat: -1.59, Long: -80.84

Spotted on Jul 28, 2015
Submitted on Sep 13, 2015

Spotted for mission

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