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Handmaiden moth ( Amata cyssea) ?

2 Species ID Suggestions

Nine-Spotted moth
Amata phegea Nine-spotted moth
bayucca 7 years ago
Handmaiden Moth
Amata cyssea Amata cyssea - Overview

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Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

That seems a good choice.

kadavoor 8 years ago

Thanks Argybee; photo of Amata sperbius looks similar to me. The one with three red bands is Euchromia polymena; not Amata cyssea.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

this one is more like yours...

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 8 years ago

Good find kadavoor.
The only other Amata cyssea here has three red bands and yellow spots on the wings..

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Kerala, India

Spotted on Nov 7, 2010
Submitted on Feb 21, 2012

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