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Geometer Moth

Smicropus sp.

Description:

Arthropoda Insecta Lepidoptera Geometridae Sterrhinae Smicropus

Habitat:

Butterfly found in proximity to river

2 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 10 years ago
Smicropus sp.
Uday
Uday 9 years ago
Geometrid moth
Smicropus laeta A List of Some Moths of Central America


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23 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Could be as I commented, however, we cannot be 100% sure. I previously and now did not find any reports from Colombia, Peru or Ecuador.

Uday
Uday 9 years ago
NoriethAlejandra
NoriethAlejandra 9 years ago

Gracias Augusto!

Hola Norieth, join this mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/2031...

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

I think this one might really be Smicropus laeta, although I was a little bit sceptic before.

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 10 years ago

Amazing!

harsuame
harsuame 10 years ago

Fantástico color que bonitas series ....

Veetorious
Veetorious 10 years ago

I love the contrast!! Beautiful! : )

craigwilliams
craigwilliams 10 years ago

That's a stunningly elegant beauty!

NoriethAlejandra
NoriethAlejandra 10 years ago

Of my first pictures thank you very much for your comments! Gracias..

Carolina
Carolina 10 years ago

Que espectaculo de mariposa!

DanaBoussard
DanaBoussard 10 years ago

Beautiful butterfly!

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 10 years ago

Phenomenal contrast with the background!!

SusanEllison
SusanEllison 10 years ago

what a great contract to the background! great capture

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 10 years ago

Beauty.

bayucca
bayucca 10 years ago

That's a very tricky one. There are quite a few yellow moths around all looking almost the same, but are not even from the same family. I think this one is a Geometridae, Sterrhinae, Smicropus sp. Although it looks quite similar and is found in Columbia I do not think it is Smicropus laeta:
http://www.boldsystems.org/views/taxbrow...
Might even be a not yet described species, as are much moths and butterflies in Colombia as well.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 10 years ago

Good find and welcome to ProjectNoah

AkashSatpathy
AkashSatpathy 10 years ago

this is actually beautiful..:)

Atul
Atul 10 years ago

its definitely a moth ,may be this link might help
http://naturecloseups.com/posts/places/c...

The MnMs
The MnMs 10 years ago

Wow! preciosa!

bayucca
bayucca 10 years ago

Spectacular colors!! It is a moth.

Chiti
Chiti 10 years ago

wow! amazing contrast of the two colours...

NoriethAlejandra
Spotted by
NoriethAlejandra

Cundinamarca, Colombia

Spotted on Dec 31, 2011
Submitted on Jan 6, 2012

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