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Epiplemiine Moth

Epipleminae, Uraniidae, Lepidoptera

Description:

Some moths have the ability to fold or roll their wings into stick-like shapes possibly as a form of crypsis. Such examples can be found amongst the Geometrid Ennominae subfamily, the Epiplemiine moths of the Uraniidae family and the Noctuid Euteliinaes.



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Sinobug
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Sinobug

普洱市, 云南 Yunnan, Paracel Islands

Lat: 22.77, Long: 100.97

Spotted on Feb 7, 2013
Submitted on Feb 28, 2013

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