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lanibucao 10 years ago

You're welcome Leana Lahom-Cristobal! I hope I can contribute more to the collection.

Great lanibucao! Your amata moth spotting is already in the mission. Thanks for joining!

lanibucao 10 years ago

Hi Leana Lahom-Cristobal, I'm not sure yet what to do if I'll join a mission. Do I just need to add this spotting there?

Hi lanibucao! We have a mission about documenting moths in the Philippines at . Please join! We'd love to have this moth spotting there. Thanks!

Post your amata moths @folicallychalled... Let's all have a go on the ID!

folicallychalled 10 years ago

Wasp moths are so frustrating. I have a bunch of amata's that I wanted to ID before posting. Maybe I should just put them up and let you all have a go :)


lanibucao 10 years ago

no worries guys.. :) thanks agnes..i'll check the site once i get a better access to the net..thanks for all your inputs.. :)

bayucca 10 years ago

I know these discussions ;-)... Actually I am still wondering why we do not have an ID for these one...

AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

No worries :) :) Still hoping that one of these days, a PN member will finally pin the correct ID for these Philippine wasp moths.

Wilson W
Wilson W 10 years ago

oh, sry

AgnesAdiqueTalavera 10 years ago

Hi Lani, Wilson,

This is not Amata nigriceps, I believe. (Here's A. nigriceps -

There had been discussions regarding the ID of Amata wasp moths in the Philippines. Until now, we could not go to species level. Pls read about it in this spotting -


lanibucao 10 years ago

Thanks Wilson W! :)

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Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines

Spotted on May 2, 2011
Submitted on Jul 2, 2013

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