Subject: Brazil Wasp Moth (Dinia?)
Location: Fenix, Parana State, Brazil
July 29, 2015 4:10 am
I found a moth similar to the one in my picture, though clearly a different species, here:
The photo I am submitting was taken on the 1st August 2008 in Parana State near the town of Fenix, close to the Ivai river. This one has a slimmer body and a yellow bar across the thorax, but is superficially otherwise similar.
Signature: Patrick

Wasp Mimic Moth

Wasp Mimic Moth

Dear Patrick,
We agree that your moth looks very similar to the
Dinea species you found in our archives, and we also found a similar looking Ctechunid on Project Noah, but it is only identified to the subtribe Ctenuchina.  Perhaps Cesar Crash who runs a sister site in Brazil, Insetologia, will recognize this lovely Wasp Mimic.

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Location: Fenix, Parana State, Brazil

2 Responses to Unknown Ctenuchid Wasp Mimic Moth from Brazil

  1. Cesar Crash says:

    This will be for me, you (and PyBio because I have some old unidentified in Insetologia simmilar to this.
    I believe it’s an Argyroeides sp.
    probably A. notha
    but A. sanguinea (bloody) #221 is quite simmilar, may be misidentified in Bold.

    • bugman says:

      Thanks Cesar. Your assistance is greatly appreciate, and I made both of the corrections you requested.

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