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Parasa joanae

Parasa joanae

Description:

Found on a Red Ginger's leaf (Alpinia purpurata)

Habitat:

Parasa joanae is presently known only from Costa Rica. It occurring principally on the Caribbean slope at medium to high elevations (700–1650 m)

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago
Parasa joanae Rearing record


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24 Comments

Daniel-CR
Daniel-CR 6 years ago

muy tuanis, yo la encontré en cerro Tinuk Talamanca, 2400 msnm. Saludos !

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Mayra thanks a lot for all your nice comments on my posts, i'm glad to know you like them.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wow!!! This is magnific!!!!

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Gracias harsuame

harsuame
harsuame 9 years ago

Excelente otro amiguito futurista...!!!

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Just added a little info and a link with some information about 20 new species of moths found here in Costa Rica in year 2004
Thanks to FrancisQuintana for the link

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

You're right allencraig sometimes nature is just so amazing, actually this friend made my day better when i saw him (or her, i really don't know)

allencraig
allencraig 9 years ago

Sometimes nature is so amazing, it brings tears to my eyes. This lil guy is one such example! Thanks for posting. Incredible.

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Eso Ismael Pura Vida!! Gracias!
Thanks Nicholas4

Nicholas4
Nicholas4 9 years ago

I've never seen anything this pretty! Wow

Ismael Chaves
Ismael Chaves 9 years ago

Que chiva! muy bueno nacho

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Thanks Longmustache

windmustache
windmustache 9 years ago

Fantastic!

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Thanks DavidMroczkowski!

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

i don't know both together neither.
But doesn't matter how much they hurt, they still being awesome

DavidMroczkowski
DavidMroczkowski 9 years ago

Awesome picture.

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

I know both, but not together... Yes, let us enjoy them from distance...

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

As one of my friend said, it would be like being electrocuted through a open wound... I think i prefer watching them with enough distance between us :-)

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

You wanna touch mine or yours ;-)...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/808...

Ignacio Gamboa
Ignacio Gamboa 9 years ago

Thanks to all for your comments and bayucca for the ID

cormoros75
cormoros75 9 years ago

Cool photos

bayucca
bayucca 9 years ago

Limacodidae, Parasa joanae. Excellent capture!!

zhabiz
zhabiz 9 years ago

Astonishing!

CindyBinghamKeiser
CindyBinghamKeiser 9 years ago

Wow, that's awesome!

Ignacio Gamboa
Spotted by
Ignacio Gamboa

San José, San José, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 31, 2012
Submitted on Jan 31, 2012

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