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Cricula Silkmoth

Cricula trifenestrata

Description:

yellow moth with dark brown spots all over.. it just rested near the light bulb

Habitat:

at the mountains of Lilo-an, Cebu, Philippines

Notes:

for more descriptions http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/658...

1 species ID suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Eupterote sp. Eupterote sp.

9 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

At least you should correct this one ;-)...

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 7 years ago

Thanks so much for your help!
I need to go and correct some of my IDs... :-}

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

I don't think it Asclepiades. There are always 2 dark spots on the forewing and 2 brighter patches at the margin of the forewing:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/botalex/571...
http://www.boldsystems.org/views/taxbrow...

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 7 years ago

Thanks so much for clearing that up bayucca! And sorry for any confusion caused xiang! (I've deleted the ID suggestion.)
Bayucca - do you think the species could be Asclepiades? (Common name here: Monkey Moth)

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

This is not Cricula trifenestra. Cricula never has a black spot on the forewing like yours and in yours are no brighter spots on the forewing.
Bombycoidea, Eupterotidae, Eupterote sp.
Do not blame Ann! The ID she referred to is wrong! But they are the same moth.
Some other shots:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/103...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/17487183@N0...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/17487183@N0...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/sachingurul...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/17487183@N0...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/10821818@N0...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/botalex/413...
Cricula is here:
http://www.boldsystems.org/views/taxbrow...

xiang
xiang 7 years ago

@AnnvanWijgerden - thank you so much for the suggested id..hehehe:j

xiang
xiang 7 years ago

@AnnvanWijgerden - indeed looks the same.. thank you so much..
@hookgv - thanks.. hehe:j

hookgv
hookgv 7 years ago

Welcome to project noah xiang

Cebu, Philippines

Lat: 10.36, Long: 123.86

Spotted on Jun 22, 2011
Submitted on Jul 13, 2011

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