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Hagnagora ephestris

Hagnagora ephestris


A small little moth with red, grey and white marbelled wings and a very heavy body to match. The lower half of the forewing is bright yellow and it has large greenish eyes.


Beside a little stream over a dirt road, surrounded by dense tropical forest. Seen on the Eastern slope of the Andes in NE. Bolivia at 1455 meters.

2 Species ID Suggestions

Hagnagora ephestris
Hagnagora ephestris Hagnagora ephestris - Wikipedia

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pamsai a year ago

Thanks Saturniidae27 for narrowing down the ID...

pamsai a year ago

Thanks ornithoptera80 and Bayucca for narrowing down the ID of this little moth...

bayucca a year ago

It is a Geometridae, Larentiinae, either Hagnagora sp. (towards which I tend to) or Heterusia sp.

Ornithoptera80 a year ago

It might be a species of casniidae,amazing spotting pamsai

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Municipio Coripata, La Paz, Bolivia

Spotted on May 14, 2019
Submitted on Jul 24, 2019

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