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Notodontid Moth

Symmerista sp.

Description:

Moth about 2 cm long. Family Notodontidae.

Habitat:

Came to an ultraviolet light in the garden, San Cristobal de Las Casas, 2,200 meters.

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Notodontid Moth
Symmerista sp. BOLD Systems: Taxonomy Browser


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2 Comments

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 7 years ago

Thank you Jacob, I'll follow your suggestion and leave it at Symmerista sp. Seems to be an Oak feeding species? We do have lots of Oak here.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

This one looks very close to S. albifrons, but I am not sure.

LaurenZarate
Spotted by
LaurenZarate

Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Aug 10, 2013
Submitted on Aug 17, 2013

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