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Owl moth

Erebus ephesperis

Description:

huge moth, about 12.5cm (5")

Habitat:

tropical rainforest

Notes:

One of the larger moths spotted in Tawau hills park. I spent 16 days in total spotting in the park. Even though that is a long time, I still spotted more large moths, with a wingspan of 7.5cm (3") or more, than I have anywhere else.

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Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Lat: 4.43, Long: 117.95

Spotted on Jan 25, 2014
Submitted on Apr 5, 2014

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