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Checkered Owlet Moth Beautiful Erebidae moth with clear long palpi showing. Wing patterns with seemingly checkered creamy white lines on dark brown wings. Attracted to the building lights in a primary rainforest.<br />
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  1. Nice one, Chun!

    We're getting close to 3,000 butterflies and moths described:
    https://www.jungledragon.com/wildlife/browse/animalia/arthropoda/insecta/lepidoptera
    Posted 6 months ago
    1. Let me see whether I can add 6 more new records to make it 3k! Posted 6 months ago
      1. Yay :) Posted 6 months ago
  2. Wow, those palps really are impressive. Posted 6 months ago
  3. Alright. Now we have 3,000 Lepidoptera species. Thanks Christine and Ferdy for the species manual creation help! https://www.jungledragon.com/wildlife/browse/animalia/arthropoda/insecta/lepidoptera Posted 6 months ago, modified 6 months ago
    1. Excellent, thank you so much Chun! Posted 6 months ago

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Fobeades crucialis is a moth in the family Erebidae.

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

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Uploaded Nov 21, 2019. Captured Jan 24, 2014 20:47 in Jalan Taman Bukit Tawau, 91000 Tawau, Sabah, Malaysia.
  • Canon PowerShot A480
  • f/3.0
  • 1/5s
  • ISO200
  • 6.6mm