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Thank you all for this important information, I will consult more about geometridae in neotropic.
Please add to mission: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/884...@bayucca: okay, thanks for the info
Most of the species are actually from Canada and probably US, but some of the researchers are from Costa Rica, Peru and Ecuador. If you scroll down you see the geographical ranges. This BOLD is one of the richest sources of moths around, but you have to be careful. If you are looking to a certain family or genus you might see all the species from around the world. You can't search by country. That makes it tricky to follow BOLD, besides the fact, that most of the specimens are quite old and worn with all colors washed out. It is an excellent source if you know already the genus and species and take it as a positive control to verify your guess.
Iridopsis is a Canadian species, according to your link.
Good guess! But Defectaria is a Central/Eastern US moth and not found in Colombia. I think one of the key marker would be this "M"-like spot in the middle, as it is almost the only and remarkable one. And it is a "lonely" spot, so no additional line as it is in Defectaria, and there is more a bow-like spot than "M"-like.
I apologize, the links I have used as reference are not working. I will paste them here. In the Wikipedia link you can see this moth has many Latin synonyms.Flickr:http://www.flickr.com/photos/anitagould/...Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/anacamptode...
I am almost sure it is a Geometridae, Ennominae, Iridopsis sp...
Spotted on Feb 3, 2012 Submitted on Feb 4, 2012
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