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Geometrid moth

Problepsis vulgaris

Description:

Kingdom: Animalia, Phylum:Arthropoda, Class:Insecta ,Order:Lepidoptera Family: Geometridae, Subfamily: Sterrhinae, Tribe: Scopulini, Genus:Problepsis

Notes:

The cause of the color change of the abdomen is unknown still! This very glittering moth has Wingspan of 2.9 cm / 1.1 inch. he caterpillar was about 22 mm / 0.9 inches long. Problepsis vulgaris is a moth of the Geometridae family. It is found in Asia, including India and Thailand.Markings slightly differ in this spot from Jatiswor :) http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/146...


1 species ID suggestions

36 Comments (1–25)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you so much Vasanth ji :)

VasanthKumar
VasanthKumar 5 years ago

AMAZING MOTH!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you Tic :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you so much Vipin and mark :)

TicThapanya
TicThapanya 5 years ago

beautiful moth

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 5 years ago

Beautiful creature.

vipin.baliga
vipin.baliga 5 years ago

Such a beautiful moth. :-)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you so much Gerardo :)

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 5 years ago

Wow fantastic great spot and photos :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you so much Noel!

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you Rajestmohit12 :)

rajestmohit12
rajestmohit12 5 years ago

Very unique...

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you so much Maria and Andreas :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you so much ramya :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Gorgeous!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 5 years ago

Great series, Adarsha!

ramyabharatha123
ramyabharatha123 5 years ago

Super...

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Yes sckel! In Birthday busy, i was unable to edit :) I ll edit now :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you so much Nuwan, Luis and Kranti :)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 5 years ago

beautiful!

Sckel
Sckel 5 years ago

A moth special. Lord Adarsha, i gave an ID for your bug, please verify. :)

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Great find Adarsha!

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 5 years ago

oh amazing moth ! superb finding Adi :)

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 5 years ago

Thank you so much Reiko :)

RiekoS
RiekoS 5 years ago

Beautiful moth.

Karnataka, India

Lat: 13.99, Long: 75.26

Spotted on Jul 1, 2013
Submitted on Jul 2, 2013

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