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Automeris Moth

Automeris zozine


A dark brown form of Automeris zozine, only the long hair between the wings and the abdomen is the usual reddish color. This species also has a white stripe along the lateral sides of the thorax.


On a wall under a light, San Cristobal de Las Casas, 2,200 meters.


See the previous "red" spotting of Automeris zozine:

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29 Comments (1–25)

gatorfellows 4 years ago

nice series:)

LaurenZarate 4 years ago

Thank you everyone for all your wonderful comments.

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 4 years ago

Beautiful moth!

Congratulations on the SOTD, lovely spotting!!
Moth Week is coming soon and I am running into a Moth shortage, I did spotted that beauty also, but now is like....where are they all??!!

beaker98 4 years ago

Congrats! Beautiful moth!

SukanyaDatta 4 years ago


Congratulations Lauren!!!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 4 years ago

Congrats Lauren for the SOTD!

Congrats Lauren!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Congrats Lauren. What a beauty to be held. :)

VivBraznell 4 years ago

Great SOTD Lauren .. congratulations!

LaurenZarate 4 years ago

Thank you sunnyjosef, Luis, Dilan and Joshua for your kind comments.

LaurenZarate 4 years ago

Thank you so much Yasser for the honor. I love Project Noah and love interacting with everyone on PN who loves nature as much as I do. Moth week will be wonderful this year!

Josh Asel
Josh Asel 4 years ago

Very beautiful, congrats :)

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 4 years ago

Wow!Congrats LaurenZ!!!

LuisStevens 4 years ago

Congrats Lauren! Great SOTD!

sunnyjosef 4 years ago

Great spotting and congrats to you Lauren for the SOTD

Yasser 4 years ago

Lauren, this beautiful moth gets us really excited for Moth Week next month! Congratulations on Spotting of the Day and thank you so much for all of your wonderful comments and contributions to the community!


LaurenZarate 4 years ago

Thank you bg11a9 :)

bg11a9 4 years ago

Absolutely stunning!

LaurenZarate 4 years ago

Thank you for all your comments, Rob, Leanne, Ashley, Carol and Leana :)

Awesome Lauren!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 4 years ago


AshleyT 4 years ago

Beautiful moth, Lauren! My favorite moth is from the same genus, guess being pretty runs in the family? ;)

LeanneGardner 4 years ago

Oh wow Lauren! What a beauty!

Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.72, Long: -92.62

Spotted on May 3, 2014
Submitted on May 5, 2014

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