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Red and clear wings wasp moth
Wow! thanks for the info Bayucca!
Nice Diniae aeagrus or Dinia eagrus. I think the actual taxon is Diniae aeagrus, although you will find both therms. Dinia aeagrus and Dinia eagrus are the same. Originally it was written Sphinx eagrus by Cramer in 1779. In the Biologia Centrali-Americana it was still Dinia eagrus by Goodman & Salvin 1884 and Hampston called it Dinia aeagrus in 1898. Actually it was written not ae but æ which is some kind of a phonetic adaption. Eagrus or Oeagrus was the father of Odysseus in the greek mythology or better in the old history of the Kingdom of Thrace (today more or less the country of Romania). So we have again an adaption of an older name. Sometimes it was just a misspelling or a phonetic adaption meaning it was not pronounced E-agrus but Æ-agrus. Sometimes you might still read the æ letter, in German it is now ä and in modern English ae or e.In your case both terms were accepted and I would mentioned both or better TAG them both, just for finding them during a search for one of the terms.
Thanks Sarota boy, it does looks like a Dinia eagrus
Fantastic moth! If you browse 'Cosmosoma' you might find the species, there are many.
Spotted on Oct 27, 2014 Submitted on Oct 27, 2014
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