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Vishnou Lappet Female

Trabala vishnou Lefebvre, 1827

Description:

This is a large moth, and the female is much bigger, as in this case. Wing length: 46 mm.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

This moth had visited our kitchen light. This one is sitting on the ceiling!

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Lappet Moth
Trabala vishnou Lappet Moth


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11 Comments

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

Thanks AshlyT for digging it to like it.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

Thanks pals for making it favourite.

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

Thanks bg11a1, Diaz Jose Miguel, Mark, Luis and KarenL for the comments.

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Gorgeous!

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 7 years ago

Beautiful moth!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Extraordinary moth. Fore wings and hind wings are swapped. Nice find DrNTS.

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 7 years ago

It's so fluffy i'm gonna die!

bg11a1
bg11a1 7 years ago

Unbelievable

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 7 years ago

Thanks bayucca for the ID and ref. Thanks Cindy for the comment.

Beautiful!

DrNamgyalTSherpa
Spotted by
DrNamgyalTSherpa

Gangtok, Sikkim, India

Spotted on May 17, 2014
Submitted on May 29, 2014

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