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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=1585785610&Signature=jawemgRRF04To%2ByRWcCEjb9SMzE%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 one year 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 one year ago
  2. Wow!! Fantastic shot. Posted one year ago
    1. Thanks! Posted one year 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 Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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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