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Emerald Moth

Synchlora gerularia

Description:

Moth sp.

Habitat:

Resort by beach

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5 Comments

Gloster Birder
Gloster Birder 7 years ago

Thanks bayucca

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

I had to look very carefully to both species, but I think yours is Synchlora gerularia. Note the typical, and in yours missing, dark apical margin on the forewing. Besides the spots at the other margins are slightly different as well.
http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.ed...
http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?searc...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Synchlora_g...
http://www.mbarnes.force9.co.uk/belizemo...
Xysteraria:
http://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20p?see=I...
http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.ed...

Gloster Birder
Gloster Birder 7 years ago

Thank you Keith & Karen. BugGuide is great!

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 7 years ago

Synchlora

MrsPbio
MrsPbio 7 years ago

An emerald moth? not sure of species.

Gloster Birder
Spotted by
Gloster Birder

Quintana Roo, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 8, 2014
Submitted on Jul 8, 2014

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