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Darth Maul Moth

Olepa ricini or Pericallia ricini

Description:

Has the wild cat pattern on the wings. While it was flying, I could see a coral red color on its body and inner side of the wings. It caught my attention effortlessly.

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6 Comments

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

Right. It is arctiinae. I got the ID.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Its distant relative find on following link....
http://www.pybio.org/01/ARCTIINAE.htm

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 9 years ago

Thanks Nicole. You should see the white one (Fairy). It's stunning!
Ashish, thanks! I will use those charts. :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Here is hugh list to verify...

http://www.sil.si.edu/imagegalaxy/imageG...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

may be Hypercompe sp.

NicoleB
NicoleB 9 years ago

Whatever it is - it's beautiful!
Lovely photos!

Harsha Singh
Spotted by
Harsha Singh

Himachal Pradesh, India

Spotted on Jul 28, 2011
Submitted on Jul 28, 2011

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