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Subject: Madagascar Moth…..
Location: Ankarafantsika NP, Madagascar
March 13, 2013 3:28 pm
Can’t find anything on the internet that looks like this one. Can you please help me out?!
Photo taken October 23, 2011.
Signature: Kristian

Geometrid Moth, we believe

Owlet Moth, we believe

Hi Kristian,
We believe this is a member of the family Geometridae, the Measuring Worm Moths.  Alas, we haven’t the time right now to delve any deeper into its classification.

Correction Courtesy of Cesar Crash
Cesar provided a comment and a link to a Japanese moth that looks very similar that is either an Owlet Moth or a member of the family Erebidae

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Madagascar

4 Responses to Possibly Noctuid Moth from Madagascar

  1. Cesar Crash says:

    Man, it looks like a Noctuid/Erebid to me, may be close to this ( I think this one is Japanese): http://content.teldap.tw/main/dc_detail.php?dc_id=1305466

  2. Tonton says:

    Looks for me like a ”Hypopyra malgassica” (male).

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