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Brown moth with orange abdomen, Andasibe, Madagascar  Africa,Andasibe,Geotagged,LepiLED,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Proxhyle cinerascens,Winter,World Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

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  1. Lichen moth (Tribe Lithosiini)? Or, maybe Erebidae>Subf. Aganainae? Posted 6 months ago
    1. Also, similar (well, sort of): http://www.afromoths.net/species/show/27784 Posted 6 months ago
      1. It's amazing you found that, I think it's an exact match. And check out the Wikipedia text: "it is found in Andasibe, Madagascar".

        Posted 6 months ago
        1. Oh, yay! Posted 6 months ago

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''Proxhyle cinerascens'' is a moth in the family Erebidae. It was described by Hervé de Toulgoët in 1959.

It is found in Andasibe, Madagascar. This species has a wingspan of 14–15 mm, strongly bipectinated antennae in the male. The forewings are greyish with blackish spots, hindwings yellowish orange, bordered broadly with brown.

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

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Uploaded Nov 8, 2019. Captured Jul 18, 2019 22:24 in Unnamed Road, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/16.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm