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Eudesmia arida the reason I think it is arida opposed to menea is that this one is more yellow and the stipes are fines.<br />
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Eudesmia arida

the reason I think it is arida opposed to menea is that this one is more yellow and the stipes are fines.
JD shouldn't tag 'fall', we don't have autumn here, but it is monsoon

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  1. Beautiful moth, Annette! Posted one month ago

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''Eudesmia arida'', the arid eudesmia moth, is a moth of the family Erebidae. It was described by Skinner in 1906. It is found from Arizona to Texas and in Mexico.

Its wingspan is 23–30 mm. The forewings are dark gray to blackish with a broad transverse yellow band in the median area and a narrow yellow band in the subterminal area. The hindwings are blackish distally and yellow basally. Adults have been recorded on wing from June to October.

The larvae feed on lichens.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Oct 17, 2019. Captured Oct 16, 2019 15:31 in Unnamed Road, Provincia de Guanacaste, Tilarán, Costa Rica.
  • NIKON D800E
  • f/10.0
  • 1/500s
  • ISO720
  • 250mm