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  1. Beautiful! Conogethes sp.?
    Posted 8 months ago
    1. Yes, looks like it, thanks!
      Note that I will initially be lazy in trying to get an ID and queue up quite a few, otherwise I will never get them shared. In the meanwhile any help is welcome, so thanks!
      Posted 8 months ago
      1. What about Polygrammodes sp.? Maybe Polygrammodes eleuata? Posted 8 months ago
          1. That looks exactly the same and distribution matches, yay again! Posted 8 months ago
  2. So cool! Posted 8 months ago

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''Polygrammodes eleuata'', the red-spotted sweetpotato moth or many-spotted moth, is a moth in the family Crambidae. It was described by Johan Christian Fabricius in 1777. It is found in Central and South America , on the Antilles and in the southern United States, where it has been recorded from Florida.

The wingspan is 22–24 mm.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by fchristant
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By fchristant

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Uploaded Dec 8, 2018. Captured Oct 18, 2018 18:56 in Orito, Putumayo, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm