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Moth 091, La Isla Escondida, Colombia  Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,La Isla Escondida,Putumayo,South America,World Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. My first guesses would be Patalene sp. or something in Family Geometridae>Subfamily Ennominae. Posted 2 months ago
  2. Herbita medona could be a close match as well. Posted 2 months ago
    1. Could also be a Saturniid moth. Lonomia sp. is similar. Posted 2 months ago
      1. That actually looks much better! I agree with Lonomia Posted 2 months ago
      2. Looks like the male Lonomia electra (on the left) here:
        https://breedingbutterflies.com/lonomia-electra-assasin-caterpillar-2/

        These were in Costa Rica.
        Posted 2 months ago
        1. Also similar to this one: https://www.flickr.com/photos/andreaskay/32342590688/ Posted 2 months ago
          1. This is very tricky. Surely your reference looks closer in color, but that observation seems unsure. Looking at other observations of colombiana, it looks really quite the same (to me) as electra.

            I don't feel qualified to pick :)
            Posted 2 months ago
            1. I agree. He wasn't confident of the species ID, which is too bad since it is so similar to your moth. Posted 2 months ago

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Uploaded Dec 12, 2018. Captured Oct 18, 2018 21:18 in Orito, Putumayo, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/20.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm