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Geometrid Moth - Pingasa subpurpurea This is a different Geometrid Moth - Pingasa subpurpurea from previous observation, also attracted by light at night to the Accommodation building, resting on the dark wooden flooring, not so well camouflaged. Geometrid Moth,Malaysia,Moth,Pingasa subpurpurea,Sabah Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Geometrid Moth - Pingasa subpurpurea

This is a different Geometrid Moth - Pingasa subpurpurea from previous observation, also attracted by light at night to the Accommodation building, resting on the dark wooden flooring, not so well camouflaged.

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  1. Wow! I'm not sure which photo I like more! Such a graceful beauty! Posted 11 months ago
    1. Agreed! They are both beautiful!! Posted 11 months ago
      1. Thanks, Lisa and Christine :)
        Thought it would be interesting to show the contrast when I had the opportunity to take pic of it with the black background, its actually on the dark wooden flooring :D
        Posted 11 months ago
  2. Stunning presentation, minimalist and austere yet incredibly beautiful. Posted 11 months ago
    1. Thanks, Ruth :) Posted 11 months ago

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''Pingasa subpurpurea '' is a moth of the family Geometridae. It is found on Borneo, the Philippines and Sulawesi. The habitat consists of dry heath forests and swamp forests, as well as cultivated areas.

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

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Uploaded Oct 29, 2018. Captured Oct 25, 2018 23:18.
  • Canon PowerShot SX60 HS
  • f/8.0
  • 1/501s
  • ISO200
  • 18.118mm