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Snout Tiger

Asota plaginota

Description:

This is a relatively large moth, extremely shy and flies away at an attempt to photograph it. Nights are better opportunities to photograph it. Wing length: 40 mm.

Habitat:

Mixed forests mainly of pines, cherry and bamboo. Cool to warm place. Altitude: 1,700 m.

Notes:

This moth had visited our terrace light.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Noctuid moth
Asota plaginota Asota plaginota · iNaturalist.ca


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2 Comments

DrNamgyalTSherpa
DrNamgyalTSherpa 9 months ago

Ava T-B, Brian38, syzygy and Ornithoptera80!

DrNamgyalTSherpa
DrNamgyalTSherpa 9 months ago

Thanks Ornithoptera80 for the ID and ref., but this one is not a Noctuid Moth, rather it is an Erebid Moth! Thanks anyway.

DrNamgyalTSherpa
Spotted by
DrNamgyalTSherpa

Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Spotted on Aug 7, 2020
Submitted on Sep 29, 2020

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