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Geometrid Moth

Lophochorista calliope

Description:

About 3.5cm wingspan. Brown body, white wings with green markings.

Habitat:

Semi-arid region during rainy season.

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7 Comments

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 10 months ago

Thank you Tukup!

Tukup
Tukup 10 months ago

Congratulations on SOTD Felix. Nice catch.

Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 10 months ago

Thank you for choosing this one as SOTD! Much appreciated.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 10 months ago

Felix, what a beautiful moth! Congratulations, your spotting has been selected as spotting of the day!

It's Day 2 of National Moth Week and we are seeing some beautiful moths worldwide! Here is Lophochorista calliope, a beautiful geometrid, or inchworm moth from Mexico spotted by Project Noah user Felix Fleck. This moth is an incredible bird poop mimic.

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Felix Fleck
Felix Fleck 10 months ago

Thanks! A real beauty, and very well concealed.

ornithoptera80
ornithoptera80 10 months ago

The green on wings almost look transparent,cool

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 10 months ago

What a beauty!

Felix Fleck
Spotted by
Felix Fleck

Querétaro, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 14, 2019
Submitted on Jul 21, 2019

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