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Dyspteris Moth

Dyspteris deminutaria


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.


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

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 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!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Wonderful find!

Trinidad and Tobago

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

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