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Hypercompe icasia near the Vicitor's center of Serra da Canastra These moths, known in many places as Leopard or even giant leopard moths are spectacular "snow-leopard colored" moths. This species is common around South America. We saw and photographed this individual at Serra da Canastra NP in southeastern Brazil. Brazil,Geotagged,Hypercompe,Hypercompe icasia,Serra da Canastra,Spring,leopard moth Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Hypercompe icasia near the Vicitor's center of Serra da Canastra

These moths, known in many places as Leopard or even giant leopard moths are spectacular "snow-leopard colored" moths. This species is common around South America. We saw and photographed this individual at Serra da Canastra NP in southeastern Brazil.

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  1. Such a beauty!! I want to hold it! Posted 10 months ago
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A species of moth in the Erebidae family.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Barry

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Uploaded Dec 1, 2018. Captured Sep 30, 2018 19:37 in Unnamed Road, Delfinópolis - MG, 37910-000, Brazil.
  • DC-TZ202
  • f/3.3
  • 10/600s
  • ISO200
  • 8.8mm