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Powering-Up! The wings on this Nut Borer Moth - Cyclodes omma looks blurry cos it was 'powering-up' ie. heating up its flight muscles by vibrating their wings, since they do not have the radiant energy of the sun (being nocturnal) at their disposal to serve that purpose. Cyclodes omma,Malaysia,Moth,Moth Week 2021,Nut Borer,Penang Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Powering-Up!

The wings on this Nut Borer Moth - Cyclodes omma looks blurry cos it was 'powering-up' ie. heating up its flight muscles by vibrating their wings, since they do not have the radiant energy of the sun (being nocturnal) at their disposal to serve that purpose.

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  1. Spectacular colors! I love when moths do this! <3 Posted 4 days ago
    1. Thanks, Lisa :) Posted 3 days ago

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''Cyclodes omma'' is a moth of the family Noctuidae. It is found from the Oriental tropics to the Moluccas, including India, Nepal, Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Java, Bali, Sumatra, Timor, Sri Lanka, Flores, Sulawesi, the Philippines, China and Taiwan.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Jul 22, 2021. Captured Feb 18, 2021 23:29.
  • TG-6
  • f/10.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO250
  • 11.09mm