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Rhescyntis Sp.

Description:

About 7" across. Absolutely massive moth.

Habitat:

Rural Ecuador, just below the forest

1 Species ID Suggestions

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago
Rhescyntis hippodamia Rhescyntis hippodamia


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5 Comments

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Could well be. There was lots of color variation in the photos of R. hippodamia but it was the closest I could find online.

SantaLuciaReserve
SantaLuciaReserve 9 years ago

Thanks for the id, KarenL. Sure it's not Rhescyntis hermes? Loks like a male either way.

KarenL
KarenL 9 years ago

Very impressive!

Amazing !!!!!!

LaurieWinters
LaurieWinters 9 years ago

Wow!

SantaLuciaReserve
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Parroquia Nanegal, Pichincha, Ecuador

Spotted on Oct 20, 2011
Submitted on Nov 20, 2011

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