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Metalmark Moth

Cyanopepla arrogans

Description:

I found this beautiful bug, in a wall in Down Town San Jose, Costa Rica. Thanks for helping me to ID this beautiful moth.

Habitat:

Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala, Costa Rica, Panama and Venezuela

7 Comments

srimanta
srimanta 7 years ago

excellent colorful insect....regards,,, :)Sri

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Please, check your ID and update, thanks.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Colorful beauty!

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Erebidae, Arctiinae, Arctiini, Cyanopepla submacula. Cyanopepla arrogans looks different, see the link from Anne Marie.
http://subidaimagen.infojardin.com/subim...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/33398884@N0...

Very similar to this one - may help with ID
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/123...

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 7 years ago

Nice moth!

MargaritaOrlova
MargaritaOrlova 7 years ago

It looks like a Zygaenidae moth.

MiguelAngelValdez
Spotted by
MiguelAngelValdez

San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Oct 23, 2013
Submitted on Oct 29, 2013

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