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Asteroscopus sphinx - Portrait  Alerdinck,Asteroscopus,Asteroscopus sphinx,Geotagged,Lepidoptera,Moth,Netherlands,Noctuidae,Sprawler,nl: Kromzitter Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. That moth has some impressive tibial spurs! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Oh, wow, yes - good eye! I hadn't noticed as they're somewhat "inline" with the tarsus, but they sure are nasty spikes! :o) Posted 3 years ago, modified 3 years ago

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The Sprawler is a moth of the family Noctuoidea. It is found throughout western Europe,but is mainly a Northern species occurring South to Northern Spain the southern edge of the Alps, Central Italy and Northern Greece. North to southern Sweden. East to Kaliningrad and Moscow. Also in Central Europe, Turkey, the Caucasus and Asia Minor.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Nov 2, 2019. Captured in Den Alerdinckweg 2A, 8055 PE Laag Zuthem, Netherlands.