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Orange head Moth

Asota caricae

Description:

30mm size. Flew in at night and landed on a creeper in my porch.

8 Comments

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Thanks, Josef! I know that Nuwan is an expert, I would trust him if there wouldn't be my eyes looking at these spots...

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 7 years ago

Thanks bayucca, i agree, may not be caricae something else!

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thanks baycca...Updated... with two more shots..

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Nuwan, I also thought of Asota cariae, but the spots looked too small for me and less strong venation.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Asota...
What do you think?

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Erebidae, Aganainae, Asota sp.
Same one like this, unfortunately without an ID beside the genus from Roger Kendrick. It is most probably not Asota producta.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/51521377@N0...

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 7 years ago

Thank you NuwanChathuranga for the I D

sunnyjosef
Spotted by
sunnyjosef

Ernakulam, Kerala, India

Spotted on Nov 24, 2013
Submitted on Nov 24, 2013

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