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Uraniid Moth

Pterotosoma castanea

1 Species ID Suggestions

Uraniid moth
Pterotosoma castanea Pterotosoma castanea - Wikipedia


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2 Comments

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 2 years ago

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

DanielePralong
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:
http://dearlep.tw/species.html?namecode=...
http://taibif.tw/zh/namecode/348073
I hope someone can confirm the suggestion. Although it is listed from the East Himalayan region there's a lack of photographic documentation.

DrNamgyalTSherpa
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DrNamgyalTSherpa

गान्तोक, Sikkim, India

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

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