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Uraniid Moth

Pterotosoma castanea

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Uraniid moth
Pterotosoma castanea Pterotosoma castanea - Wikipedia

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DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 years ago

Thanks Daniele. That one appears to be correct the ID. Will go with it.

DanielePralong 2 years ago

As the pinned specimen in the Wikipedia reference is in poor condition and not in a natural posture, here are some other images:
I hope someone can confirm the suggestion. Although it is listed from the East Himalayan region there's a lack of photographic documentation.

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गान्तोक, Sikkim, India

Spotted on Mar 21, 2018
Submitted on Apr 10, 2018

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