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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 10 months ago
    1. Whoohoo, thank you. Why is it one of your all-time favorites? Attractiveness? How did you hear of it? Posted 10 months 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 10 months ago
  2. What a beauty! Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks, on behalf of :) Posted 10 months ago
  3. Ridiculously cool moth. Posted 10 months ago
    1. Thanks, Mark! Posted 10 months ago
  4. By far the most amazing looking moth I've seen from you! Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thanks, Andre! Personally, I have several favorites but this one ranks highly. Posted 9 months 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