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moth of Dysphania sp.

Dysphania

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Blue Day Moth
Dysphania palmyra iNaturalist.org · Dysphania palmyra


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4 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

I think yours is Dysphania palmyra not Dysphania percota, which is very similar, but have just uncolored etches of the forewings.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dysphania_p...

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

Thanx Nuwan

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

pattern is similar to Dysphania palmyra.. i'm not sure it's actually white or whitened by the bright background, however it's definitely Dysphania sp.

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 7 years ago

but Nuwan this moth didnt contain the blue colour it wa black and white
can it be Dysphania palmyra

Bhagya Herath
Spotted by
Bhagya Herath

Sri Lanka

Spotted on May 15, 2013
Submitted on May 15, 2013

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