Tiger Moth from Costa Rica: Amastus aconia

Subject: Night butterfly or moth
Location: costa rica
March 24, 2013 2:21 pm
a beautifull insect from Peninsula de Osa
Signature: fred from belgium

Tiger Moth:  Amastus aconia
Tiger Moth: Amastus aconia

Hi Fred,
We took a brief break from gardening to answer the phone and then checked the computer, and we got sucked into trying to identify this lovely Tiger Moth.  We
found an identification request on InsectNet where it is identified as Amastus aconia.  There is a link to a live specimen on TropicLeps.  Now we have to weed the vegetable patch and get the tomato, jalapeño and basil plants in the ground.

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