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Urodus Moth

Urodus sp.


Urodus Moth Urodus sp. Urodid Moth


Amazon rainforest. Forest floor.


Unusual cocoon found on July 2, 2014 at ExplorNapo Lodge. Additional Reference:

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Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

What a great find! :) Amazing :)
Hoe you have seen this..

doreen.chambers.14 9 years ago


Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Interesting and beautiful - congratulations!

philkahler 9 years ago

Thanks Sigg for helping with identification.

Telse 9 years ago

Oh wow! Kewl. Congrats!

Amazing find! Congratulations philkahler on this SOTD!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 9 years ago

Amazingly clever structure. Thanks for sharing this and congrats on the SOTD.

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Loved the video and the explanation for the holes in the cocoon!

Very cool finding philkahler ,congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 9 years ago

Congrats on this awesome find philkahler... thanks for the video brycegarling

KarenL 9 years ago

Fabulous capture! Congrats Phil!

AmazonWorkshops 9 years ago

Yay Phil! So glad you were able to capture this with such clarity and added it to our mission! Congrats on the SOTD! You're famous!!

Congratulations on the SOTD philkahler ! :)

Congratulation on the SOTD, philkahler. Fantastic spotting...what a good eye you have!!

Yasser 9 years ago

Congrats Phil! This awesome cocoon has earned you Spotting of the Day honors! Thanks for sharing this beauty and we look forward to seeing more of the gems you encounter.


armadeus.4 9 years ago

That is awesome! Thank you for sharing :)

SG in CR
SG in CR 9 years ago

This sort of cocoon was the subject of a Smarter Every Day video on YouTube,

Ava T-B
Ava T-B 9 years ago

Please consider adding this lovely spotting to the Animal Architecture mission at

Amazing !

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

This one is just like yours…..

LaurenZarate 9 years ago

Very beautiful!

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Indiana, Loreto, Peru

Spotted on Jul 2, 2014
Submitted on Sep 4, 2014

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