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Bombycid Moth

Anticla antica


On my window last night under the verandah light. Maybe 3 inches from wing tip to wing tip.


Cleared garden area on the edge of the Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica.

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Anticla antica
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PhilipBarnette 9 years ago

This is one of my favorites. When I'm out mothing for 4 hours every morning, these moths tend to land on me and keep me company for a while.

Am I anthropomorphizing them? Yes. Does it still bring me some small comfort in the wee hours of the morning? Absolutely!

bayucca 9 years ago

Bombycidae, Apatelodinae or Apatelodidae.

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Puntarenas, Costa Rica

Spotted on Aug 1, 2013
Submitted on Aug 2, 2013

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