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Plume Moth

Description:

A large Plume Moth of the Family Pterophoridae. This one rests in one of the typical poses in which the abdomen is curled upwards the hind pair of legs are aligned on the axis of the abdomen (3rd picture). About 1 cm in length.

Habitat:

At lights at night, semi-rural residential area, San Cristobal de Las Casas, Chiapas, Mexico, 2,200 meters.



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LaurenZarate
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LaurenZarate

San Cristóbal, Chiapas, Mexico

Lat: 16.71, Long: -92.61

Spotted on Feb 21, 2019
Submitted on Mar 22, 2019

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