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Lanternfly

Penthicodes astraea

Habitat:

spotted on old alnus trees and agoho trees



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26 Comments (1–25)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 4 years ago

What amazing patterns and colours -reminds me of an Indian tie-dye dress I used to have. Well deserved SOTD for both you and the bug -Congratulations !

LindaAlisto
LindaAlisto 4 years ago

Thank you all for your beautiful comments ! its my pleasure to share these wonderful creatures .

Awesome!

RiekoS
RiekoS 4 years ago

Congratulations!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 4 years ago

Congrats on your wonderful SOTD!

Pradeep Kumar
Pradeep Kumar 4 years ago

Congratulations Linda !

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

It must taste awful! ;(

Chamalka Dulmini
Chamalka Dulmini 4 years ago

Amazing spotting.congratulations!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 4 years ago

Congratulations LindaAlisto!!Wonderful spotting!!

RobThacker
RobThacker 4 years ago

Wonderful spotting congrats

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 4 years ago

Beautiful! Congratulations Linda.

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 4 years ago

Congratulations LindaAlisto. This is indeed a spectacular insect.

LindaAlisto
LindaAlisto 4 years ago

THANK YOU for choosing my photo as SOTD !

Congratulations Linda on this SOTD!

KarenL
KarenL 4 years ago

Congrats Linda, your stunning lanternfly is our Spotting of the Day!

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LindaAlisto
LindaAlisto 4 years ago

Thank you Wild :)

Wild Things
Wild Things 4 years ago

Beautiful!

LindaAlisto
LindaAlisto 4 years ago

indeed a beautiful insect :) and it will only open its wings when it hops or feels threatened.

Beautiful!! What a fantastic spotting, LindaAlisto. Thank you for sharing this beauty.

Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 4 years ago

Insanely beautiful :)

LindaAlisto
LindaAlisto 4 years ago

Thank you for the comments :)

Maria dB
Maria dB 4 years ago

What a spectacular insect! Great series!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 4 years ago

OMG really a beauty......

natureguild
natureguild 4 years ago

love it!

The MnMs
The MnMs 4 years ago

Very beautiful animal!

Baguio, Benguet, Philippines

Lat: 16.41, Long: 120.59

Spotted on Jul 18, 2014
Submitted on Jul 19, 2014

Spotted for mission

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