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Leopard Moth

Hypercompe sp.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Leopard Moth
Hypercompe sp. Hypercompe
Giant leopard moth
Giant Leopard Moth


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11 Comments

Beautiful pictures 👍

Wild Things
Wild Things 10 years ago

Simply great.

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 10 years ago

Nice spotting!

tiberio_graco
tiberio_graco 10 years ago

Technoliteracy, i used a simple and compact camera: Sony DSC-S650

Technoliteracy
Technoliteracy 10 years ago

The nerd in me wants to know about the camera this image was shot with.

Cadi
Cadi 10 years ago

Beautiful moth! Love the colors and the texture...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Kirsten... You are perfect...'
http://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/showima...

KristenGilpin
KristenGilpin 10 years ago

Looks a lot like a Giant Leopard Moth (Hypercompe scribonia) but Brazil is out of range for that species. There are several local-to-Brazil species of Hypercompe but I don't have a good guide. There are more than 80 species in Central and South America
More here: http://www.nic.funet.fi/pub/sci/bio/life...

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Tiberio great macro work..!!

tiberio_graco
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tiberio_graco

Piracicaba, Brazil

Spotted on Sep 1, 2011
Submitted on Sep 1, 2011

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