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Idalus erythronota, La Planada Nature Reserve, Colombia It's easy to miss details when a species is overwhelmingly vibrant. For example this species has purple shoulders...and red lipstick :) Colombia,Colombia 2018,Colombia South,Fall,Geotagged,Idalus erythronota,La Planada Nature Reserve,South America Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Idalus erythronota, La Planada Nature Reserve, Colombia

It's easy to miss details when a species is overwhelmingly vibrant. For example this species has purple shoulders...and red lipstick :)

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  1. Idalus erythronota...I love that you saw this species! It's one of my all-time favorite moths! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Whoohoo, thank you. Why is it one of your all-time favorites? Attractiveness? How did you hear of it? Posted 3 years ago
      1. I came across it online at some point. I like it because it is so crazy-looking. All those colors! Very odd. Posted 3 years ago
  2. What a beauty! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks, on behalf of :) Posted 3 years ago
  3. Ridiculously cool moth. Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks, Mark! Posted 3 years ago
  4. By far the most amazing looking moth I've seen from you! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thanks, Andre! Personally, I have several favorites but this one ranks highly. Posted 3 years ago
  5. What a fantastic moth! Posted 2 years ago
    1. Muy bueno! Posted 2 years ago

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''Idalus erythronota'' is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Gottlieb August Wilhelm Herrich-Schäffer in 1853. It is found in Venezuela.

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

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Uploaded Apr 7, 2019. Captured Oct 29, 2018 20:48 in Unnamed Road, Ricaurte, Nariño, Colombia.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm