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Black Wasp Moth

Amata derivata


A beautiful wasp-mimic moth, also known as handmaiden moth. Wingspan - 24.5 mm. Body bluish black with white rings. Black wings with transparent patches.


Found resting outside the public washroom in Tawau Hills Park, Tawau, Sabah.


>>>Map accuracy: 40m diameter. Sorry for my long absence from Project Noah, I have been recently accepted to study in the University of Malaysia Sabah (UMS) where I have been really busy for almost 2 months.

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Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia

Spotted on Jan 21, 2014
Submitted on Oct 23, 2014

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