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Moth: Lunar

Unread post by steamtrainfan » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:04 pm

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Please can someone identify this moth for me. Not a good photo but it was taken long ago at Berg en Dal camp. One mite has suggested that it is a Lunar Moth but on looking it up on Google it is only found in North America. It looks very much like it as well.
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Re: What moth is this?????

Unread post by oddesy » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:29 pm

I think it may very well be a lunar moth, they do occur in SA. Argmena mimosae

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Re: What moth is this?????

Unread post by Imberbe » Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:41 pm

:thumbs_up:
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Re: What moth is this?????

Unread post by steamtrainfan » Thu Feb 24, 2011 10:20 am

Thanks very much oddesy :thumbs_up:
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