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Diduga flavicostata




Seen at a small forest.

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Wild Things
Wild Things a month ago

Thanks again Michael! Thank you Sergio and Leuba!

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway a month ago

Lovely moth - Congratulations Satyen !

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro a month ago

Congratulations Satyen, well deserved, as always.

Michael Strydom
Michael Strydom a month ago

Congrats on SOTD !! Wonderful Moth :)

Wild Things
Wild Things a month ago

Thank you Michael, Dawn, Daniele again for the SOTD, Antonio and Mark :-D

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway a month ago

Congrats Satyen. Good one for Feb14.

Beautiful find Satyen,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing :-)

DanielePralong a month ago

Such a neat moth and great composition! Congratulations Satyen, this moth is our Spotting of the Day:

"What's not to love about a heart-shaped moth? Diduga flavicostata is our Spotting of the Day! This moth in the family Erebidae is found in south and southeast Asia, Japan and Australia. It has a wavy pale yellow border speckled with dark dots. This moth was first described as Pitane flavicostata in 1878 by Dutch entomologist Pieter Cornelius Tobias Snellen. His original drawing for this moth with wings open can be seen here: "



It's a beautiful moth!

Michael Strydom
Michael Strydom 2 months ago

Very nice find, never seen such a shape in a month! Awsome!

Wild Things
Wild Things 2 months ago

Thank you Daniele! Always a pleasure visiting PN. This is my favourite community :-)

DanielePralong 2 months ago

Can't thing of something nicer than a heart-shaped moth! Great shot. Thanks for visiting Satyen ;-)

Maharashtra, India

Lat: 19.44, Long: 75.28

Spotted on Dec 24, 2018
Submitted on Jan 16, 2019


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