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Emerald Moth

Oospila sp.




1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Oospila sp. Oospila sp.


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11 Comments

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 7 years ago

Thanks Chief

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 7 years ago

Thanks Mayra
AshishNimkar thanks for the suggestion but i think bayucca is right... They are a quite similar but they are not the same species

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Synchlora xysteraria has not this white stripe at the edge of the forewing. It is definitely an Oospila sp.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Look to be Synchlora xysteraria

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 7 years ago

Beautiful!!

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 7 years ago

Thanks Martin, Ashish and Bayucca

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Unfortunately unidentified:
http://www.boldsystems.org/views/taxbrow...

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

You will see yours in the link, but not even Janzen have an ID for this one. So you probably won't get closer than Oosphila sp., Geometridae, Geometrinae.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 7 years ago

Emrald Moth type.

MartinL
MartinL 7 years ago


This is an emerald moth but there's lots of different ones. One fairly close is down this page http://www.richard-seaman.com/Arthropods... http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emerald_mot...

Ignacio Gamboa
Spotted by
Ignacio Gamboa

San José, Costa Rica

Lat: 9.80, Long: -84.13

Spotted on Jan 30, 2012
Submitted on Jan 30, 2012

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