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Pingasa grandidieri, Ivoloina park, Madagascar Exceptionally hairy for such a large moth. Africa,Geotagged,Ivoloina park,LepiLED,Madagascar,Madagascar 2019,Pingasa grandidieri,Winter,World Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. That's really cool! Even the wings appear to have little tufts of hair. Posted 2 months ago, modified 2 months ago
      1. And, it's a feature that I never noticed until now! So, I'm glad you pointed it out and I guess it once again puts my "attention to details" credentials in question ;P. Posted 2 months ago
        1. I didn't know either! I regularly click through on species in JD and then check the genus, only noticed it then. I think it's just better visible on a brown species compared to those white species. This is more bear-like :) Posted 2 months ago
          1. It should be nicknamed the 'grizzly moth' Posted 2 months ago
            1. Or armpit moth. Posted 2 months ago
              1. Hahahaha! perfect. Posted 2 months ago
  2. A true beauty. Posted 2 months ago

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''Pingasa grandidieri'' is a moth of the family Geometridae first described by Arthur Gardiner Butler in 1879. It is found on Madagascar.

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

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Uploaded Feb 4, 2020. Captured Jul 23, 2019 20:13 in Unnamed Road, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm