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Lappet Moth

Gastropacha pardale (Walker, 1855)


about 30 mm long. Looks like a brown leaf. Order: Lepidoptera Family: Lasiocampidae Genus: Gastropacha Ochsenheimer, 1810 Species: Gastropacha pardale (Walker, 1855)


Tropical wood, lowland.


Synonyms Bombyx Boisduval, 1828 Phylloma Billberg, 1820 Stenophylloides Hampson, 1892

3 Species ID Suggestions

Lappet moth
Gastropacha sp. Gastropacha

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Roger Kendrick
Roger Kendrick 2 years ago

dissection of the genitalia necessary here - this could be G. pardale, or G. philippinensis, or one of several other Gastropacha species in the pardale complex.

Juan Manuel
Juan Manuel 9 years ago

Tnx!.@Nuwan and @Dian!

Juan Manuel
Spotted by
Juan Manuel

Cagayan, Philippines

Spotted on May 30, 2013
Submitted on May 30, 2013

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