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Arctiidae, Ctenuchinae, Phoenicoprocta sanguinea.
hmmm similar: Cosmosoma demantria, Nyridela chalciope, Pheia daphanea
looks like Cosmosoma teuthras& Cosmosoma auge had fun together....
This one surely in Ctenuchini tribe of wasp moths. Very much alike its ventral part of abdomen find in Aethria genus.Big list here...http://www.boldsystems.org/views/taxbrow...
Yes, have known that this is in the family ctenuchidae...but what type? Have not found this color pattern, thus far, on line...the closest is a Caribbean variety...however, would welcome more input...
Hi, this is a Cthenuchidae moth
yo creo que tb es un Arctidae, más que un zygaenidae... sigo buscando... No tienes el libro de DeVries?
tan pequeño y tan reluciente !
damn you Costa Rica & your colorful bugs!
Interesting that a Cosmosoma, henceforth unknown in the United States was recently discovered in Texas...ours, here, has a pattern that has yet to have been seen anywhere, at least so far as we know...
Check this one too..http://bugguide.net/node/view/230828/bgi...
Under Google's images of Cosmosoma Photos, there are many examples of Cosmosoma with yellow or orange bars on either side of the thorax and the white tipped antennae...all similar but not same pattern as my spotting...yes, lori, I hate catalogs with pinned and dried up insects...they should have natural shots in reference books...
Try here, Matthew: http://www.barcodinglife.com/views/taxbr...The specimens are dried, and somewhat difficult to translate into their living appearance, but it looked to me like Cosmosoma centralis had the yellow bars on either side of the thorax, and the white tipped antennae.
It is, for sure, a species of Cosmosoma, Lori, but have not found this particular coloration pattern anywhere on line...found similar but nothing matches exactly.
Has anyone mentioned the possibility of it being a Cosmosoma species?
Perhaps, Ashish, if it is a new species, we can name it a Noah arc tidae...hahaha...
Is Matthew discovered Costa Rican surprise..?
Please check its wasp moth of Arctiidae family and Genus of CosmosomaFollowing is similar, may not exact specie.http://www.inra.fr/papillon/arctiid/text...
It looks like it could be some kind of borer moth. nice shot by the way!
Thanks Ken for sharing all the educational info...it is good to learn from each other so we can be more informed.
Spotted on Jul 29, 2011 Submitted on Jul 29, 2011
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