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Wasp-mimic moth

Argyroeides notha

Description:

Erebidae; Arctiinae; Arctiini; Argyroeides notha

Habitat:

An urban park, with some protected "cerrado" vegetation.

Notes:

Although most websites cite only Costa Rica as a habitat for this moth, it can also be found in Brazil.

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rave.daniel
rave.daniel 2 years ago

May be I wrong but "Argyroeides notha" have red spots in the wings. And I don´t see them in this photo.

http://v3.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxb...

flowntheloop
flowntheloop 4 years ago

Gorgeous mimic!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Thank you Sergio :-)

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 4 years ago

It is done, Daniele. Thanks for the welcome words.

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 4 years ago

Thanks for all your beautiful moths spottings this week Sergio! This one
is stunning! Please use the scientific name field only for the binomial name; other levels of taxonomy can go in your notes or be provided by a reference. Also, don't forget to fill in the habitat field (habitat in the ecological sense, as opposed to geographical location). This should describe the actual habitat where the spotting was made. Thank you again and it's nice to see you here!

Sergio Monteiro
Spotted by
Sergio Monteiro

Uberlândia, Minas Gerais, Brazil

Spotted on Jul 17, 2017
Submitted on Jul 26, 2017

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