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Snout moth

Parotis marginata

Description:

This lovely green, slightly tattered moth had a wingspan of approx. 3 cm (1.2 inches).

Habitat:

Hills overlooking Manila.

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5 Comments

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Thanks Sam!

Sam Gottfredsen
Sam Gottfredsen 9 years ago

That is very cool.

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Could this be from the genus Parotis...?

AnnvanWijgerden
AnnvanWijgerden 9 years ago

Thanks Nicole!
For me the ODDest looking moth so far has been this one:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/702...
I didn't recognize it as a moth when I 1st saw it...

NicoleB
NicoleB 9 years ago

I think with wings folded this might be the oddest looking moth I've seen :D
Cool colour, shot & find!

AnnvanWijgerden
Spotted by
AnnvanWijgerden

Quiapo, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Aug 15, 2011
Submitted on Aug 15, 2011

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