Subject: Some kind of mimic moth
Geographic location of the bug: Cagayan de Oro City, Philippines
Time: 04:08 AM EDT
Please help me identify this insect. I think it’s a kind of mimic moth but I’m struggling to picture what it’s trying to mimic. Only found this one specimen inside a building.
How you want your letter signed: LQ
Your moth so closely resembles the Oak Slug Caterpillar Moth, Euclea delphinii, that is pictured on BugGuide and we are confident your moth is in the family Limacodidae. Philippine Lepidoptera has images of some similar looking moths.
You’re a legend mate! Thanks for this! I’ve found the species, it’s a Parasa darma.
I’ve released the poor thing now.