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Metalmark moth

Cyanopepla arrogans


About 3 cm long, very soft wings, probably a new borned.


Found in a garden

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Metal mark moth
Cyanopepla arrogan Metal mark moth

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Thanks for all your comments.

NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

pretty !

bayucca 8 years ago

Correct name would be C. arrogans.

Nicholas4 9 years ago

Very pretty..

Thanks Satyen

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Congrats Jonathan for the spotting of the day.

It is my pleasure, Craig.... I found this in my back yard in San Jose, it is so small but from time to time, I go out to see what's new, this time I found this interesting moth.

craigwilliams 9 years ago

It's a beauty! Thanks for showing it off so well Jonathan.

The reflexions are really something, and that is hard to bring in the picture.... So I am glad you all enjoy it.

Thanks for the commnets....

Atul 9 years ago

beautiful moth and congrats!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Great Colour combination...

Cindy Mead
Cindy Mead 9 years ago

beautiful species!

CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

So beautiful! Must have been amazing in person. Love your photos!

dandoucette 9 years ago

Love the colors! Another great spot Jonathan!

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Increible parece un Cyborg

peter 9 years ago

Spotting of the Day!

"The Metalmark moth is a small iridescent, neotropical moth known for its colorful metallic patterns."

Thanks Evina, we all have a great place here in Costa Rica....

Gracias por los comentarios y a Daniel por la ID

Evina Karasavva
Evina Karasavva 9 years ago

Beautiful colours.. So lucky, being at Costa Rica.. It is definetely a biodiversity's hot spot!!

alicelongmartin 9 years ago

Looks very similar to our Oleander Moth! Beautiful!

Jonathan Sequeira
Spotted by
Jonathan Sequeira

Provincia San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Nov 17, 2011
Submitted on Nov 17, 2011

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