Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Cirrhochrista Moth

Cirrhochrista aetherialis

Description:

20 mm wingspan; white wings festooned in brown, three inveted brown triangles. Family: Crambidae Genus: Cirrhochrista Lederer, 1863

Habitat:

tropical wood, lowland

Notes:

Crambidae; ¿Cirrhochrista Sp.?

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

4 Comments

Juan Manuel
Juan Manuel 7 years ago

Yup, @Dave.We shall wait for more opinions. Tnx! :)

folicallychalled
folicallychalled 7 years ago

Looks closer than my suggestion.

Dave

Juan Manuel
Juan Manuel 7 years ago

Yes @Dave, the wing looks like c. spinuella, but the body in thispic is completly white. I was thinking in c. aetherialei. Take a look, pls.
http://bunyipco.blogspot.com/2011_12_01_...

folicallychalled
folicallychalled 7 years ago

Super image and good job on the ID.

Looks like Cirrhochrista spinuella:

http://mothtaiwan.blogspot.com/2010/12/c...

Dave

Juan Manuel
Spotted by
Juan Manuel

Cagayan, Philippines

Spotted on Jun 4, 2013
Submitted on Jun 4, 2013

Related Spottings

Moth Crambid Moth Crambid Moth Crambid Moth

Nearby Spottings

Ophiusini Moth Lappet Moth Spotting Crambid Moth
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors