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Uresiphita gilvata It really looked like it just stopped to watch me photographing and then went on it's way, but probably it had no ideia I was there ^_^ Caterpillar,Europe,Fall,Geotagged,Macro,Portugal,Uresiphita gilvata Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Uresiphita gilvata

It really looked like it just stopped to watch me photographing and then went on it's way, but probably it had no ideia I was there ^_^

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''Uresiphita gilvata'' is a moth of the family Crambidae. It was first described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1794 and is found in Europe and North Africa.

The wingspan is 29–37 mm. The forewing is greyish to light brown sometimes whitish bands either side of the median area .The hindwing is pale or bright yellow with a black margin. The lines vary from faint to clear. The postmedian line is undulating and the antemedian line is almost straight.

Adults are on wing.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Flavio
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Uploaded Nov 16, 2021. Captured Nov 3, 2021 09:11 in 4697+8P Moncarapacho, Portugal.
  • X-T20
  • f/1.0
  • 1/180s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm