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Dyspteris Moth

Dyspteris deminutaria

Description:

Easily recognized by pale green wings with golden lines across edges of wings. Forewing much larger than hindwing. Tends to appear as if 'sitting' when at rest.

Habitat:

Found in forested areas of South and Central America, as well as Trinidad.

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2 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Congratulations, celestialprincess101! Your spotting was featured on the National Moth Week blog in the summary of our 2014 data! Thanks for sharing your beautiful moth!

http://nationalmothweek.org/2015/07/13/p...

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Wonderful find!

Trinidad and Tobago

Spotted on Jul 24, 2014
Submitted on Jul 24, 2014

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