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Spotting

Description:

Striking metalmark moth as seen in the photo.

Habitat:

Primary Amazonian rainforest at around 230 m.

Notes:

It looks like it will be a Rubropsichia species of some type but nothing found to match.

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8 Comments

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 2 years ago

Thanks yet again Dominik.

bayucca
bayucca 2 years ago

Tortricidae, Rubropsichia fuesliniana.

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 2 years ago

Thanks Christine and Leuba.
I get just as excited by a sighting like this than of most butterflies.

Christine Y.
Christine Y. 2 years ago

Beautiful pattern!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 2 years ago

Beautiful !

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 2 years ago

It must be a Rubropsichia of some kind I think.

Les Catchick
Les Catchick 2 years ago

Thanks for looking and the suggestions.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 years ago

Looks very similar to Rubropsichia fuesliniana images on Google. Lots of differences too :).
Pretty moth. Hope you get an ID soon. Sorry I was not of more help.

Les Catchick
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Les Catchick

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