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Walker's moth - top view, La Isla Escondida, Colombia <figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/70589/walkers_moth_on_leaf_la_isla_escondida_colombia.html" title="Walker&#039;s moth on leaf, La Isla Escondida, Colombia"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/2/70589_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1564012810&Signature=%2FgTkVkZkF6y4TZ9ofc0i%2F3EE7MU%3D" width="200" height="126" alt="Walker&#039;s moth on leaf, La Isla Escondida, Colombia Same species:<br />
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    comments (4)

  1. Wow, such a fantastic series of moth (and frog) images ... are you single-handedly trying to double the number of species on JD?!? :o) Good job! Arp Posted 6 months ago
    1. This is just half of the first night out of 5 nights of mothing, Arp :) That said, it was the longest session :)
      Challenge is for the photo to turn into actual species IDs, but I'm getting lots of good help.
      Posted 6 months ago
  2. Wow!! Fantastic shot. Posted 6 months ago
    1. Thanks! Posted 6 months ago

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Sosxetra grata, the Walker's moth, is a moth in the Sosxetra genus. The genus Sosxetra is closely related to Ceroctena, and comprises of a single species grata. Sosxetra grata is distributed from Costa Rica to Peru. This species is found in cloudforest at elevations between about 400-1800m.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Dec 9, 2018. Captured Oct 18, 2018 20:14 in Orito, Putumayo, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm