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Automeris cryptica 2100 m Automeris cryptica,Colombia,Moth,Summer Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. What a beauty! Amazing moth! Posted 9 months ago
  2. Welcome to the JungleDragon, Pitter! Beautiful first addition! Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you. Posted 9 months ago
  3. Welcome to JungleDragon, Pitter! Gorgeous photo! Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you. Posted 9 months ago
  4. Woow! Splendid! Welcome to JD! :-) Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you. Posted 9 months ago
  5. Whoa! You have now idea how happy I am that you joined, Colombia is one of my favorite wildlife destinations.

    Perhaps you've already seen it, but we have an interesting list of Moths from Colombia:


    Including a list which do not have the species identified yet:

    Posted 9 months ago, modified 9 months ago
    1. Thank you I will check those out. Posted 9 months ago
      1. How do I submit moths to the unidentified list? Posted 9 months ago
        1. Lists are personal, not shared. So it's up to the creator of the list to put photos on it or not. In this case, I'm the creator of the list, and you can ask me. I'll try to monitor your unidentified moths and add them to the list, so that you don't constantly have to ask me.

          If you think this is too impractical or want more control, feel free to create as many lists as you want. They are basically just pointers to photos. You can give it a try by using "Add to list" on any photo.
          Posted 9 months ago
          1. Ok I see. Very good. Thank you. Posted 9 months ago
  6. Welcome to JD, and thank you so much for sharing your beautiful photos! <3 Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you very much. Posted 9 months ago

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Automeris cryptica is a species of moths in the family Saturniidae and the subfamily Hemileucinae. As of 1996 there were 124 species in this genus, and more have since been described. These moths are generally characterized by the eyelike patches on the hindwings and the leaflike pattern on the forewings

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Jivko Nakev
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By Peter Dexter Hoell

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Uploaded Jul 27, 2020. Captured Jun 28, 2020 07:56 in Unnamed Road, Yumbo, Valle del Cauca, Colombia.
  • ILCE-6000
  • f/4.5
  • 1/320s
  • ISO1000
  • 24mm