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Crotalaria Pod Borer Moth

Argina astrea


Lovely moth, length 2.5 cm (1 inch).


Hills overlooking Manila.

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Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Yes... Ann They are very beautiful... I find very simple moths much beautiful in photographed pictures on my computer. Your great collection is mentor for me.

AnnvanWijgerden 11 years ago

@ Ashish: They're beautiful moths, aren't they!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Today I have spotted same...

AnnvanWijgerden 11 years ago

We seem to have quite a variety of visitors to our home!! :-)

animaisfotos 11 years ago

The diversity of your captures is amazing. This one is really beautiful. Thanks for sharing.

AnnvanWijgerden 11 years ago

Thanks rubens.luciano! :-)

rubens.luciano 11 years ago

Nice one Annvan!

AnnvanWijgerden 12 years ago

Destruction comes in many colours... :-}
Thanks for your comment SmallWonders!

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 12 years ago

Beautiful! It's ironic how beautiful most borer moths are, yet the larvae are so destructive :(

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Quiapo, Metro Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Nov 8, 2011
Submitted on Nov 9, 2011

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