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Scoop Wing Moth


Really neat little moth that assumes an unusual resting position to dissimulate it's moth shape. Brown tones, 1 cm long. Family Uraniidae, Subfamily Epipleminae. Pictures 3 and 4 were taken on 26 April 2014 in the same place.


Came to an ultraviolet light in the garden, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico 2,200 meters.

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Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Jun 1, 2013
Submitted on Jun 14, 2013

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