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Acosmeryx sericeus (Sphingidae) Bukit Fraser, Malaysia. Dec 23, 2016. Acosmeryx sericeus,Geotagged,Malaysia,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Acosmeryx sericeus (Sphingidae)

Bukit Fraser, Malaysia. Dec 23, 2016.

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''Acosmeryx sericeus'' is a moth of the family Sphingidae. It was described by Francis Walker in 1856, and is known from Nepal, north-eastern India, Bangladesh, Thailand, southern China, Vietnam and Peninsular Malaysia.

Wingspan: 96-106 mm. Forewing with outer margin dentate. Forewing upperside general background colour violaceous-grey, with the brown lines more prominent than in other species of the genus; first discal line well-marked, running straight from vein M3 to the hind.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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Uploaded Feb 4, 2017. Captured Dec 23, 2016 01:01 in 56, Bukit Fraser, 49000 Fraser's Hill, Pahang, Malaysia.
  • DMC-TZ70
  • f/5.6
  • 10/800s
  • ISO800
  • 4.3mm