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Plume Moth - Unidentified Pterophoridae  Callao Cave,Fall,Geotagged,Moth,Philippines,Plume Moth,Pterophoridae,Tuguegarao Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. This is Hexadactilia trilobata - unlike most plume moths, species in the general Deuterocopus and Hexadactilia have three lobes in the forewings - this is visible in this photo. The abdominal pattern is typical of this species. See a pinned specimen here:

    https://www.papua-insects.nl/insect%20orders/Lepidoptera/Pterophoridae/Hexadactilia/Hexadactilia%20trilobata.htm
    Posted 5 days ago

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Uploaded Jun 5, 2017. Captured Nov 5, 2014 12:31 in PeƱablanca - Callao Cave Rd, PeƱablanca, Cagayan, Philippines.
  • NIKON D5200
  • f/27.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 50mm