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Moths of Wayqecha

October 25, 2010


Just a few images of the many moth species I found at Wayqecha. These were the ones that cooperated!


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  1. Ann Elkins permalink
    October 26, 2010 11:21 am

    Wonderful images, interesting colors and designs on these moths. Hope you are doing well and having a great time.

  2. Moria.Robinson permalink
    February 3, 2011 9:18 pm

    Favorite entry so far!
    The diversity of moths is always so mind-boggling. Sphingids are my favorite family! And I think (with my limited knowledge) that the third moth down is in the family Geometridae. That is as broad a classification as one can go, really, but it is something : )
    The tropics is just too intimidating to go any further!
    Beautiful images. If you have a blacklight, one way to potentially get early morning “goodies” is to leave it out for the night and then check the surrounding vegetation in the morning – most of the visitors will have already gone (or munched by birds), but there are almost always a few hanging out on leaves in the morning chill. And they are often the most toxically colorful too – : )

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