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False Tiger Moth

Dysphania militaris




spotted this while hiking in Nam Ha national protected Area in northern Laos.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Ning 11 years ago
False Tiger Moth
Dysphania militaris Dysphania militaris

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HemantKumar 11 years ago


Ning 11 years ago

thanks for sharing all those photos, flying insects are fascinating =v= (excluding mosquito @@)

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

you're right, not very beautiful. but thanks for providing some follow up information.

Ning 11 years ago
please have a look of the caterpillar~~
not particularly beautiful though......^^"

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 11 years ago

Thanks for the ID Ning. Interesting link too.
EppieBillena - sorry I don't know what the caterpillar looks like. Maybe Ning does.....

EppieBillena 11 years ago

That is a beautiful moth I wonder how the caterpillar look like. Do you know?

Ning 11 years ago

It is common here in Hong Kong. This dark one should be a boy. Please check the following link for paler (brownish) female if you are interested ^^

Dan Doucette
Spotted by
Dan Doucette

Louang Namtha Province, Laos

Spotted on Dec 20, 2009
Submitted on Apr 29, 2011

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