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Moth 284, La Planada Nature Reserve, Colombia  Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,La Planada Nature Reserve,South America Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Maybe Disphragis sp. or Cecrita sp.? Cecrita perplexa is similar, but I'm not sure. It could also be in the family Lasiocampidae. Posted 12 days ago
    1. Ohhh, great hint:
      https://www.discoverlife.org/mp/20q?search=Disphragis+proba

      Based on the genus you suggested I'm looking for one to match the small white marks near the end of the abdomen, that one comes close, right?

      Really great moss mimick, assuming that's what its doing.
      Posted 12 days ago
      1. It's such a cool, mossy moth! That one is super close! I was also looking for a match for the two yellowish dots next to the thorax. Posted 10 days ago, modified 10 days ago
        1. Huh can't believe I completely overlooked the yellow dots! Posted 10 days ago
          1. Cecrita has the dots, but they are white, not yellow, that I've seen so far at least. I just noticed that there are actually 4 yellowish dots - 2 more faint ones on the wings. Posted 9 days ago
            1. Ugh, missed those too! Missed pretty much anything, really :) Posted 9 days ago
              1. You were busy admiring its mossy beauty <3 Posted 9 days ago

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Uploaded Apr 12, 2019. Captured Oct 29, 2018 21:17 in Unnamed Road, Ricaurte, NariƱo, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm