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Simplicia cornicalis, Andasibe, Madagascar Tentative ID. Simplicia cornicalis seems an exact visual match to me that is too strong to be accidental. It is more commonly reported in Australia though. I assume this is another case of data deficiency as moths are poorly documented in Madagascar. Africa,Andasibe,Geotagged,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Simplicia extinctalis,Winter,World Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Simplicia cornicalis, Andasibe, Madagascar

Tentative ID. Simplicia cornicalis seems an exact visual match to me that is too strong to be accidental. It is more commonly reported in Australia though. I assume this is another case of data deficiency as moths are poorly documented in Madagascar.

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  1. Simplicia extinctalis is also very visually similar, and is found in Africa.
    Posted 5 days ago
    1. Very nice, that solves my doubts about this one! Posted 5 days ago
      1. Yay!! Posted 4 days ago

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''Simplicia extinctalis'' is a litter moth of the family Erebidae. It is found in most countries of subtropical Africa, from Sierra Leone to Somalia and from Ethiopia to South Africa, including some islands of the Atlantic Ocean and Indian Ocean, as well as in Yemen.

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