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Mesothen nomia (Erebidae) PNYC - San Alberto, Pasco, Peru. Mar 16, 2020 Geotagged,Mesothen nomia,Moth Week 2021,Peru,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Mesothen nomia (Erebidae)

PNYC - San Alberto, Pasco, Peru. Mar 16, 2020

    comments (12)

  1. Very nice , looks a bit like a wasp mimic. Posted one year ago
    1. Indeed! I love that whole group of moths :) Posted one year ago
  2. I LOVE IT!! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks Lisa! Posted one year ago
  3. Unbelievable! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks :) Posted one year ago
  4. Hey look, a moth by Thibaud. And it's clearly intentional, given the cloth and light. This sets expectations :) Posted one year ago
    1. Ahahah well, one of the students last year had a small project with moths, so I took the opportunity to take some photos :) Posted one year ago
      1. Excellent. In the tropics, the effort/return ratio seems so good (in my experience). Posted one year ago
        1. Agreed!! Posted one year ago
  5. Really awesome! Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks Christine! Posted one year ago

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''Mesothen nomia'' is a moth of the subfamily Arctiinae. It was described by Herbert Druce in 1900. It is found in Colombia.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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By Thibaud Aronson

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Uploaded Jul 20, 2021. Captured Mar 16, 2020 20:52 in Oxapampa, Peru.
  • DMC-ZS50
  • f/4.1
  • 10/10000s
  • ISO1600
  • 9.6mm