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Moth - Duponchelia fovealis Seen in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote.<br />
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Moth - Duponchelia fovealis

Seen in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote.

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  1. Looks like the European Pepper Moth (Duponchelia fovealis)? Or something closely related? Posted one month ago, modified one month ago
    1. Agreed :) Posted one month ago
      1. That makes 3, app says the same thing. Posted one month ago
    2. Thank you so much for the ID! I have found it funny this fact:
      <<Duponchelia fovealis is a species of moth of the family Crambidae described by Philipp Christoph Zeller in 1847. It is endemic to the area surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, and the Canary Islands, but has extended its range to other parts of Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America>>
      So these moths are endemic from the Canaries but they are by now all over the place :-D
      Posted one month ago

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''Duponchelia fovealis'' is a species of moth of the family Crambidae described by Philipp Christoph Zeller in 1847. It is endemic to the area surrounding the Mediterranean Sea, and the Canary Islands, but has extended its range to other parts of Africa, Europe, the Middle East and North America.

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Species identified by Patomarazul
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Uploaded Jan 16, 2020. Captured May 2, 2019 21:47 in Comercial Center Biosfera - 3rd Floor, Calle Juan Carlos I, 15, 35510 Puerto del Carmen, Las Palmas, Spain.
  • SP-820UZ
  • f/3.7
  • 10/300s
  • ISO200
  • 5.7mm