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Large emerald pearl, Andasibe, Madagascar  Africa,Andasibe,Geotagged,Large emerald pearl,LepiLED,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Stemorrhages sericea,Winter,World Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

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  1. Cute bum freckle. Posted 6 months ago
    1. Touchable I'd say. Posted 6 months ago
      1. It's begging to be caressed. Posted 6 months ago

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''Stemorrhages sericea'', the large emerald pearl, is a moth of the subfamily of Spilomelinae within the family Crambidae. It lives throughout Africa south of the Sahara, and the Indian Ocean islands of RĂ©union, Madagascar, Mauritius and the Comoros.

Adults are pale turquoise with a brown stripe at the front edge of the wings. They have a brush of brown scent disseminating scales, called androconia, on the tail that can be everted for mate attraction.

The larvae feed on species.. more

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

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Uploaded Nov 5, 2019. Captured Jul 18, 2019 21:58 in Unnamed Road, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm