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Showy Emerald Moth

Dichorda iridaria


A striking Emerald Moth with white bands and a mottled black and white pattern on the upper edge of the upper wings. The green scales of the wings vary with 2 or 3 different shades of green. The face, antennae and underside of the body are white. About 1 cm in body length. Family Geometridae.


Garden lights, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.

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San Cristóbal de las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Sep 29, 2018
Submitted on Sep 30, 2018

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