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Eulepidotis dominicata, La Isla Escondida, Colombia  Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Eulepidotis dominicata,Fall,Geotagged,La Isla Escondida,Putumayo,South America,World Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Erebidae - Eulepidotis dominicata or E. electa Posted 10 months ago
    1. Wow, a contest between two beauties! A plate that shows the front of both species:

      https://www.alamy.com/die-gross-schmetterlinge-der-erde-eine-systematische-bearbeitung-der-bis-jetzt-bekannten-gross-schmetterlinge-butterflies-lepidoptera-vii-eulepidotis-palindiona-85-vvnf-v-a-af-v-vf-glaucopasa-j-chloris-viridissima-arsyritis-ornata-xf-fortissima-julianata-jiiliannta-a!i-nirlaiira-suppiira-jf-i-candida-v-km-j-alabastaria-detracta-hermura-micca-stella-please-note-that-these-images-are-extracted-from-scanned-page-images-that-may-have-been-digitally-enhanced-for-readability-coloration-and-appearance-of-these-illustrations-may-not-perfectly-resemble-the-original-w-image231519917.html?pv=1&stamp=2&imageid=D315951B-296A-4369-A28E-7C2D6C8BA541&p=784373&n=0&orientation=0&pn=1&searchtype=0&IsFromSearch=1&srch=foo%3dbar%26st%3d0%26pn%3d1%26ps%3d100%26sortby%3d2%26resultview%3dsortbyPopular%26npgs%3d0%26qt%3dxf%252085%26qt_raw%3dxf%252085%26lic%3d3%26mr%3d0%26pr%3d0%26ot%3d0%26creative%3d%26ag%3d0%26hc%3d0%26pc%3d%26blackwhite%3d%26cutout%3d%26tbar%3d1%26et%3d0x000000000000000000000%26vp%3d0%26loc%3d0%26imgt%3d0%26dtfr%3d%26dtto%3d%26size%3d0xFF%26archive%3d1%26groupid%3d%26pseudoid%3d%26a%3d%26cdid%3d%26cdsrt%3d%26name%3d%26qn%3d%26apalib%3d%26apalic%3d%26lightbox%3d%26gname%3d%26gtype%3d%26xstx%3d0%26simid%3d%26saveQry%3d%26editorial%3d1%26nu%3d%26t%3d%26edoptin%3d%26customgeoip%3d%26cap%3d1%26cbstore%3d1%26vd%3d0%26lb%3d%26fi%3d2%26edrf%3d0%26ispremium%3d1%26flip%3d0%26pl%3d

      Note the wider white "cut" on the forewing of dominicata compared to electa. Distribution also slightly leans towards dominicata but data is sparse.

      Thanks once again!
      Posted 10 months ago
      1. Definitely, I agree. And, you're welcome! Posted 10 months ago
        1. And how about that link, huh? A proper german link it is. Posted 10 months ago
          1. Yes, hilarious! Why is it so long?? Posted 10 months ago
            1. Because its german. Posted 10 months ago
              1. Ja, genau! Posted 10 months ago
                1. Sorry, it's kind of a web developer inside joke. German words tend to break layouts because of their uninterrupted length :) Posted 10 months ago
                  1. Makes sense...German is actually my favorite language - of the ones I can speak at least. Posted 10 months ago
                    1. Welsh would be my least favorite. I only know a few words from when I lived in Wales, but the language makes me gag. Posted 10 months ago
                      1. That's rough lol. Can't say I ever heard Welsh. Posted 10 months ago
                        1. Whaaat?

                          Here:

                          and here:

                          Posted 10 months ago
                      2. Gotta reply here as we reached maximum comment depth. Wow, welsh is crazy. It's even worse than Scottish. I once had a Scottish friend at work, couldn't understand half of what he said for the first 3 months. Posted 10 months ago
                        1. Yes! I agree about Scottish too. Norwegian is also super hard. I had a professor from Norway and I had no idea what he was saying 90% of the time. Posted 10 months ago
  2. Wow! What a pretty individual! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks, with tail lights :) Posted 10 months ago

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Eulepidotis dominicata is a moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in the neotropics, including Costa Rica, Brazil, Peru, Guyana and Ecuador. It has also been recorded from Texas.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded Feb 1, 2019. Captured Oct 21, 2018 19:54 in Orito, Putumayo, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm