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05-Jan-2013, 07:57 PM
First moth, and first picture of 2013:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8491/8349451036_03a69b7c68_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8349451036/)
The Tiger Moth or Wasp Moth - Euchromia elegantissima (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8349451036/)

09-Jan-2013, 06:02 PM
What a beauty!

11-Jan-2013, 07:18 PM
Thanks Guldsmed, you gave me some luck: yesterday night:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8050/8370242348_5a24abdf3d_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8370242348/)
The Death's-head Hawk Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8370242348/)


14-Jan-2013, 07:18 PM
Glad for you and a bit envious, at I never saw any Acherontia, but isn't A. lachesis?

14-Jan-2013, 08:07 PM
Could be.... :embrass:

It's my first too :whistle:

14-Jan-2013, 09:37 PM
After consulting some on-line sources is seems that A. atropos certainly does not occur east of India, and possibly not even there (only to iran and Kazakhstan), narrowing the choice down to styx and lachensis. I am not sure which, but someone (Les?) will pop in and educate us :-)

Painted Jezebel
14-Jan-2013, 10:34 PM
There is no doubt. It is A lachensis. I found the larva and managed to breed it though to imago. Identical.

15-Jan-2013, 12:17 AM
:thumbsup: :thumbsup:

Thank you for the correct ID.

22-Jan-2013, 02:11 PM
Click on the pictures to get a larger image

A big moth with a massive body and an unusual pattern:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8227/8403103045_897b5c35dd_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8403103045/)
Xyleutes persona (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8403103045/)

and a 'moustached' caterpillar:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8510/8404420652_c560883064_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8404420652/)
Lasiocampid moth caterpillar (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8404420652/)

both from Khao Sok National Park.

Painted Jezebel
22-Jan-2013, 03:30 PM
I do not wish to hijack your thread, but last Wednesday I came across a very close relative, Xyleutes ceramica - Cossidae.

17-Mar-2013, 09:13 AM
At Khao Phanom Bencha National Park, 15 March 2013. Any input appreciated :cheers:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8247/8563823124_d7b88b7da5_z.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8563823124/)
Noctuidae Moth - Euplocia membliaria (male) , Thanks to Les for the ID (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8563823124/)

Note: picture shot at ISO 3200, no de-noise used

Painted Jezebel
17-Mar-2013, 10:49 AM
Euplocia membliaria (male) - Aganainae

19-Mar-2013, 08:33 AM
A very unusual moth in a strange semi-hoovering position while puddling:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8517/8568130077_4145f4119c_b.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8568130077/)
Sesiidae Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8568130077/)

19-Mar-2013, 05:52 PM
Wow - very nice!

22-Mar-2013, 07:22 PM
Kaeng Krachan, March 11, 2013

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8515/8576546252_e721f55a9f_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8576546252/)
Dysphania militaris (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8576546252/)

24-Mar-2013, 01:33 PM
Koh Phangan, 24 March 2013

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8375/8585071482_2aa06ed2fa_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8585071482/)
Macroglossum divergens heliophila (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8585071482/)

Painted Jezebel
24-Mar-2013, 02:42 PM
Not M. glaucoptera. That species does not have a dark stripe on the body, as far as I can see.

The closest I can find is M. variegatum, but this is only an educated guess as the genus is very difficult to id without examination of the genitalia. Also, yours is newly eclosed and extremely beautiful (must be the new camera of yours....only kidding!), and all photos I can find are rather worn specimens.

24-Mar-2013, 08:15 PM
I got an identification thanks to Tony Pittaway and his website http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china, I suggest everybody.

The moth is a Macroglossum divergens heliophila.

24-Mar-2013, 09:11 PM
I got an identification thanks to Tony Pittaway and his website http://tpittaway.tripod.com/china, I suggest everybody.

The moth is a Macroglossum divergens heliophila.

I did a check on this earlier. Some features are not quite right.

The FW apical pattern is different; the 2 abdominal black spots are of a different shape; the anal brushes are red instead of black.

It could be just subspecies difference.

TL Seow:cheers:

PS. There is no other match, so ID has to be correct.

25-Mar-2013, 12:32 PM
Quite what that Sesiid moth is, is very difficult.

There appeared to be one offered for sale (from Thailand) but without a name.

The closest appeared to be Desmopoda bombiformis based on the narrow yellow-striped abdomen, type location Ambon, Maluku.

TL Seow:cheers:

05-Apr-2013, 08:59 PM
Some (unidentified) moths from Krung Ching waterfall, Khao Luang National Park:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8537/8620629281_983dabf414_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8620629281/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8620629281/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8248/8621160654_82c1482500_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8621160654/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8621160654/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8385/8619971017_820a113fc6_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8619971017/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8619971017/)

11-Apr-2013, 02:16 PM
Another unidentified moth with a beautiful and colored flight from Khao Luang-Krung Ching Waterfall:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8247/8639747196_dc4616280c_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8639747196/)
Tinaeidae - Coryptilum rutilella (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8639747196/)

11-Apr-2013, 04:46 PM
I have seen very similar pics online called Coryptilum rutilella (Tineidae). I have seen the same one too in west Thailand.

11-Apr-2013, 06:14 PM
Yes, positive, Guldsmed, I got the same ID too.

Thank you

04-May-2013, 10:47 AM
A few from Krung Ching Waterfall - Khao Luang National Park:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8131/8702825319_4aac50bdae_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8702825319/)
Episparis costistriga (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8702825319/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8135/8702822847_6c94d79258_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8702822847/)
Ischyja sp. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8702822847/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8402/8702821581_47be17f133_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8702821581/)
Tarsolepis elephantorum (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8702821581/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8555/8704116296_23fc24d7ca_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8704116296/)
Dysphania sp. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8704116296/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8131/8702995983_94d57069f2_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8702995983/)
Erebus caprimulgus (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8702995983/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8440/8703583947_c7fd7c9750_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8703583947/)
Lasiocampidae Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8703583947/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8406/8705285433_4550b3fc78_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8705285433/)
Elibia dolichus (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8705285433/)

Painted Jezebel
04-May-2013, 11:15 AM
Antonio, your Lasiocampidae moth is actually a Notodontid. It has been identified for me as Phalera javana by Dr. Alexander Schintlmeister who says "You photographed Phalera javana, an uncommon Sundanian species, which is new for Thailand (congratulation!). The resting position is perfect photographed! It is sister-species is Ph. albocalceolata, which replaces in Indochina javana. I expect in the South also further Sundanian species. If you will get a female (very rare I have only one in my collection) you should try to obtain eggs for a breeding experiment. I expect the host plant in leguminosae as their relatives feeding this. The caterpilar must be very beautiful."

I also have some doubts about the Tarsolepis species. I will contact Alexander again, as I had thought it was T. remicauda. T. elephantorum is a N. Thailand species.

The Ischyja species is Ischyja hemiphaea.

The Dysphania sp. is Dysphania transducta.

Painted Jezebel
04-May-2013, 06:31 PM
Alexander has confirmed it as Tarsolepis remicauda, an uncommon but widespread species throughout Thailand.

18-May-2013, 09:52 PM
Some unidentified moths from my last, not so lucky, trip to Krung Ching waterfalls:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2864/8750535798_431ab8cc75_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8750535798/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8750535798/)

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8396/8750541978_bdea57a97e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8750541978/)
Sphingidae, Acosmeryx sp. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8750541978/)

19-May-2013, 06:24 PM
One more from Krung Ching:

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5466/8753553682_5c005056d8_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8753553682/)
Callidula cfr. sumatrensis (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8753553682/)

21-May-2013, 06:57 PM
Krung Ching:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2833/8752730619_c7e0dbcb45_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8752730619/)
Mustilia hepatica (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8752730619/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7283/8761472767_d6ca6c7e8e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8761472767/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8761472767/)

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2865/8762593886_9666a07554_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8762593886/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8762593886/) Cup Moth, Miresa sp., Limacodidae (Thanks Sinobug)

03-Jun-2013, 09:04 PM
Krung Ching 30th May 2013

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3812/8918579233_1ab437d6fc_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8918579233/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8918579233/)

Painted Jezebel
04-Jun-2013, 12:02 PM
Hi Antonio. I know I said that I thought I recognised this. I was wrong, it is not what I thought. I think it must be a Zygaenid (I have checked all Arctiinae references and it is not there), and therefore can not be identified by published works (there are none!). Regarding your earlier posts, I can not go better than you have already done.

15-Jun-2013, 01:38 PM
Krung Ching waterfall:

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5324/9034431446_19c2ef0c04_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9034431446/)
Erebus caprimulgus (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9034431446/)

22-Jun-2013, 06:51 PM
2 Unidentified (lazy) from Koh Phangan, the 22nd of June

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2860/9104944599_3b0d5735f7_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9104944599/)
Nyctomera ploessli (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9104944599/) Thanks Les!

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3723/9104947583_f297a084ba_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9104947583/)
Hypopyra pudens (Catocalinae) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9104947583/) Wingspan 90/100 mm

Painted Jezebel
23-Jun-2013, 09:02 AM
The second one is Hypopyra pudens (Catocalinae). A widespread species.

The first one, however, is much more interesting. The genus was obvious immediately, A Nyctomera species (Arctiinae). The common species all have either a) the forewing white band is crossed by black veins or b) large basal white patches on the forewing, or both. Your photo has neither. The only species I am aware of where this is the case is Nyctomera ploessli (Cerny 2009), which, as far as I am aware, is only known from the Type specimen, a female, collected near a waterfall somewhere in the Khao Luang area in 2008, so you are in the area, sort of. I am not sure if the species is as rare as this suggests as misidentification in the wild for one of the more common species is quite possible.

23-Jun-2013, 09:50 AM
Here is a good match for moth no. 1.

TL Seow:cheers:

Painted Jezebel
23-Jun-2013, 09:58 AM
Here is a good match for moth no. 1.

TL Seow:cheers:

The forewing white band differs, less regular margins and lightly marked veins . Antonio's shot matches the type for N. ploessli perfectly.

The Sumatran shot is typical N. baulus.

23-Jun-2013, 10:59 AM
Going back there now. Bring yummi shrimp paste too.

Thanks for the help Les and Seow :cheers:

23-Jun-2013, 07:13 PM
Today I took care more about that moth, I've seen maybe 20 more. A few more pics too.

Instead this is an old pic, but Roger C. Kendrick (HKmoths) gave me a better ID:

http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8169/7954928356_9a2b808290_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/7954928356/)
Daphnis hypothous (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/7954928356/)

04-Jul-2013, 01:40 PM
2 from Krabi:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7425/9195082765_5de3ed4693_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9195082765/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9195082765/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5502/9195091159_5aeec03ef6_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9195091159/)
Pingasa ruginaria - Geometrinae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9195091159/)

and one from Koh Phangan:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7350/9206641616_32642d49ab_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9206641616/)
Unidentified Sphingidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9206641616/)

Painted Jezebel
05-Jul-2013, 08:16 AM
The Sphingid is Agrius convolvuli. Often it rests in a way that you can see the pink bands across the abdomen, which makes id much easier.

The first one is still in my unidentified pile!

05-Jul-2013, 04:27 PM
I have ID'ed two similar or possibly identical ones to your number two as Pingasa ruginaria and Pingasa sp. I do not remember, how I ID'ed them, or if I had help from someone (if so I apologize for not stating it!).



Painted Jezebel
13-Jul-2013, 10:38 AM
The only species I am aware of where this is the case is Nyctomera ploessli (Cerny 2009), which, as far as I am aware, is only known from the Type specimen, a female, collected near a waterfall somewhere in the Khao Luang area in 2008, so you are in the area, sort of. I am not sure if the species is as rare as this suggests as misidentification in the wild for one of the more common species is quite possible.

Having been to KPN now and seen the species (in some numbers), I can confidently say that it is N. ploessli. It is much smaller than the other species, and appears common there. I can only assume that misidentification is the cause of its 'apparant' rarity, unless it is extremely local.

28-Aug-2013, 09:51 AM
Uh, 2 wasps mating!

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5515/9608451486_bcd39fe184_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9608451486/)

No! they are moths, family Sesiidae?

28-Aug-2013, 01:13 PM
Yes must certainly be Sesiidae, but...

01-Sep-2013, 10:54 PM
http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2806/9645733208_961f46d890_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9645733208/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9645733208/)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3742/9642498371_bb1c94344b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9642498371/)
Adelidae Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9642498371/)

02-Sep-2013, 05:16 AM
Wow - that adelid is truly superb!

11-Sep-2013, 10:35 AM
Thank you guldsmed!

2 more from Khao Sok National Park:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7423/9722019158_18b660f173_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9722019158/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9722019158/)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3811/9703662415_2c01316db3_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9703662415/)
Noctuidae, Aganainae: Neochera dominia (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9703662415/)

28-Sep-2013, 09:04 PM
Thung Saleng Luang National Park, Phitsanulok.

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7324/9959867654_a8e9b79d22_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9959867654/)
Amata sp. (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/9959867654/)

28-Sep-2013, 09:50 PM
Are you sure? It certainly looks like Sesiidae to me... Anyway very nice photo - yellow on yellow :-)

Painted Jezebel
28-Sep-2013, 09:53 PM
Quite right. Sesiidae. Which, however, I have no idea!

Antonio, I suggest a new thread for our Phitsanulok/Petchabum trip.

30-Sep-2013, 11:46 AM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7431/10010352495_10277b2496_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10010352495/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10010352495/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7365/10010325744_d935eb154e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10010325744/)
Thyatirinae species (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10010325744/) (a sub-family of Drepanidae). Thanks to Les Day

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5509/10010382776_fee110767a_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10010382776/)
Barsine cuneonotata (Arctiinae) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10010382776/)

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2831/10012213123_658d50aca3_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10012213123/)
Histia flabellicornis - Zygaenidae, Chalcosiinae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10012213123/)

Painted Jezebel
30-Sep-2013, 02:25 PM
Post 52 - No. 3 is Barsine cuneonotata (Arctiinae).

13-Nov-2013, 10:06 AM
From Kaeng Krachan, Petchaburi TH, 24th October 2013:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3821/10829001285_09712a2b57_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10829001285/)
Cyana inconclusa (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10829001285/)

13-Nov-2013, 08:50 PM
These are from Chiang Dao:
(forgive any inaccuracy in the ID ;-)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5500/10830501065_e9e06d56f6_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10830501065/)
Cleora sp., Ennominae, Geometridae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10830501065/)

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2842/10830576816_5fd92349c2_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10830576816/)
Aemene sordida and Barsine orientalis bigamica (Arctiidae) (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10830576816/) edit

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7417/10835729445_834982d351_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835729445/)
Cricula jordani, Saturnidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835729445/)

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2882/10835718685_9058540ef0_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835718685/)
Cyana bianca, Arctiidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835718685/)

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2871/10835712395_a869ce024a_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835712395/)
Kunugia latipennis, Lasiocampidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835712395/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5539/10835704225_58b15e3bc1_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835704225/)
Pergesa acteus, Sphingidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835704225/)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3686/10835697095_71ea39ce12_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835697095/)
Tanaorhinus viridiluteatus, Geometridae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10835697095/)

Painted Jezebel
14-Nov-2013, 08:53 AM
Antonio, the Aemene species is A. sordida, the forewing marginal spots are distinctive for the Thai species in this Genus.

I have some doubts about the Cricula species. The discal hindwing spot, though not fully seen, appears too small to be C. jordani, and I think it should be C. trifenestra. The Saturniidae of Thailand website shows a very faded specimen. Whichever, it is definitely a female.

14-Nov-2013, 11:23 AM
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5507/10846084024_8cb271d07e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10846084024/)
Episparis costistriga, Noctuidae, Catocalinae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10846084024/)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3735/10846277443_6a23f029c0_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10846277443/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10846277443/)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3732/10845900205_3835bfd35f_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845900205/)
Gangarides sp., Notodontidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845900205/)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3737/10845957106_8265edb930_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845957106/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845957106/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5494/10846218263_47ecbeb588_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10846218263/)
Hyposidra talaca, Ennominae, Geometridae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10846218263/)

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3665/10845986996_051059cbd9_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845986996/)
Samia canningii, Saturniidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845986996/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7446/10845973266_3ef008714b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845973266/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845973266/)

Painted Jezebel
14-Nov-2013, 10:42 PM
Your last photo is Lebedea nobilis (Lasiocampidae). The only problem is the black costal spot, but that may be just a variation, everything else fits very well.

The 'unidentified moth' is very close to Lemyra ypsilon. Everything fits except the red collar. The abdomen is red, which fits, but the collar does not. If it is not that, then it has to be a Lymantriinae sp, at which point, I will have no idea. VERY intersting moth.

15-Nov-2013, 04:54 AM
My two cents: I do not think the antennas fit Lymantriinae, it must be Arctiinae, and as you say most probably Lemyra...

Painted Jezebel
15-Nov-2013, 06:06 PM
Yep, you are quite right! I was having one of my moments after about 10 hours non-stop processing photos! Arctiinae it should be, sorry!

21-Nov-2013, 09:21 PM
Few more, from Chiang Dao:

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3796/10956984423_72ee4e84fe_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10956984423/)
Omiza miliaria male (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10956984423/) Thanks Seow!

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3712/10977055513_dabd81b190_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977055513/)
Arna bipunctapex, Lymantriinae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977055513/) ID thanks to Sinobug

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7349/10976916226_c8d4d50150_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10976916226/)
Pida sp., Lymantriinae, Erebidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10976916226/) ID thanks to Sinobug

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3796/10977045103_1df9703fb8_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977045103/)
Parasa pseudorepanda (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977045103/) Thanks Guldsmed and Seo

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2846/10976813875_bfa8589f22_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10976813875/)
Parasa pseudorepanda (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10976813875/) Thanks Guldsmed and Seo

21-Nov-2013, 10:15 PM
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3699/10977442525_dbf4594c27_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977442525/)
Pingasa ruginaria (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977442525/)

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7308/10977735773_5e4ef77b7e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977735773/)
Lymantria sp. ? (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977735773/)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5540/10977669084_a83f910412_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977669084/)
Barsine sp. ? (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977669084/)

22-Nov-2013, 05:05 AM
61 #2: Arna bipunctapex?

61 #3: Aroa substrigosa?

61 #4: Must be Parasa sp. Most likely candidates should be P. repanda (WALKER, 1855), P. campagnei DE JOANNIS, 1928, and P. pseudorepanda HERING, 1933. No Idea which.

22-Nov-2013, 09:09 AM
61 #4: Must be Parasa sp. Most likely candidates should be P. repanda (WALKER, 1855), P. campagnei DE JOANNIS, 1928, and P. pseudorepanda HERING, 1933. No Idea which.

If this website is correct it should be Parasa pseudorepanda.
This green is more extensive & the brown border narrower than repanda.
http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxon=Parasa pseudorepanda
http://www.boldsystems.org/index.php/Taxbrowser_Taxonpage?taxon=Parasa campagnei

TL Seow:cheers:

22-Nov-2013, 04:29 PM
Guldsmed is right.

61 / 3 should be Aroa substrigosa.

None of the Pida species will match. They have distinctive markings. Closest resemblance is Locharna(formerly Pida) strigipennis .

Here is Aroa substrigosa.

TL Seow:cheers:

23-Nov-2013, 09:01 PM
Krung Ching:

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2865/8762593886_9666a07554_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8762593886/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8762593886/) Cup Moth, Miresa sp., Limacodidae (Thanks Sinobug)

This one matches the description & image of Miresa bracteata very well.

TL Seow:cheers:

24-Nov-2013, 01:52 PM
Krung Ching 30th May 2013

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3812/8918579233_1ab437d6fc_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8918579233/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/8918579233/)

Amata tigrina Walker 1864. Type female from Cambodia.
Syn. Trichaeta tigrina.
Syntomis tigrina.

Amata elwesi Rothschild 1910.Type male from Myanmar.

A very rare species. MoB mentioned four specimens from Borneo(unID'ed) lodged in Leiden museum from Borneo which resembles Amata tigrina/elwesi.
The digital image provided is identical to the above except for the absence of the little mark/line in the submedian interspace ie. FW space 1.

The difference is that the female tigrina from Cambodia has a spot in the submedian interspace (space 1) while the male elwesi from Burma has an incomplete cross line in the same space. This one resembles the male described as A. elwesi.
Amata tigrina.
Amata elwesi p 29 124a, b.

They are deemed to be the male & female of one species ,Amata tigrina.

TL Seow:cheers:

24-Nov-2013, 05:38 PM
Post 61 no. 1

Omiza miliaria male. The green tinge varies.

TL Seow:cheers:

05-Dec-2013, 02:24 PM
http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5473/11004255876_888bc8dfee_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11004255876)
Asota egens - Noctuidae, Aganainae - Chiang Dao

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7457/11201060836_0737d3b21f_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11201060836)
Lyssa zampa - Uraniidae - Doi Angkhang (picture made with smartphone ;)

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2851/11216463114_a253193622_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11216463114)
Milionia cfr. basalis - Geometridae - Thung Salaeng Luang National Park

http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3780/11216486206_8d4ea43d2b_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11216486206)
Milionia cfr. basalis - Geometridae - Thung Salaeng Luang National Park

17-Dec-2013, 12:53 PM
From Khao Sok, 14th December 2013:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7454/11413060564_e793b6dccf_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11413060564/)
Possible Omiza lycoraria - Geometridae, Ennominae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11413060564/)

17-Dec-2013, 04:16 PM
It is Omiza lycoraria.

Only 4 Omiza spp. pachiaria, lycoraroa, mliaria, & herois (Bornean endemic)


Omiza pachiaria . India to Andamans, have a rounded dark basal patch on the FW.

TL Seow :Cheers.

18-Dec-2013, 09:24 AM
Thank you again Dr. Seow! :cheers:

Banded Yeoman
23-Dec-2013, 10:25 AM
Gosh, the milionia cfr. basalis is stunning. It's body seems to glow!

Painted Jezebel
24-Dec-2013, 03:19 PM
Antonio, in Post #52, the second one down is a Thyatirinae species (a sub-family of Drepanidae). I can not get any further. There only about 200 species, but nearly all the photos I've found are from Europe or America.

24-Dec-2013, 06:08 PM
http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7308/10977735773_5e4ef77b7e_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977735773/)
Lymantria sp. ? (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10977735773/)

I believed this is a female Lymantria singapura, a species often found in mangrove habitat.
The black markings in Lymantria varies considerably.

In comparing with the female in MoB all the essential markings matched correctly in position. The white HW indicates a female.

FW midcosta with a figure 5 mark ; to the inside a dot; to the outside a zigzag line which ends in a patch at the inner margin(dorsum).
Apex with a dark mark & another zigzag line; tornus with another dark mark.

TL Seow:cheers:

24-Dec-2013, 10:18 PM
Thank you, Seow and Les, for the corrections and identifications.

Here two more, probably the last of this year.

The first from Khao Sok National Park

http://farm3.staticflickr.com/2871/11525126665_21a6a41c94_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11525126665/)
Barsine euprepioides - Arctiidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11525126665/)

The last from Koh Phangan:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7313/11525159484_88657191ef_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11525159484/)
The Privet Hawk Moth - Psilogramma menephron - Sphingidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/11525159484/) Correction from Tony Pittaway: is the rarer Meganoton nyctiphanes :grin2:

25-Dec-2013, 04:50 PM
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3735/10846277443_6a23f029c0_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10846277443/)
Unidentified Moth (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10846277443/)

The moth should be Lophophelma funebrosa. Geometridae, Geometrinae.

All the Lophophelma species have a well-defined whitish mark on the FW apex.

The other brown continental species L. vigens have the mark broadly squarish.

TL Seow:cheers:

25-Dec-2013, 09:05 PM
These are from Chiang Dao:
(forgive any inaccuracy in the ID ;-)

http://farm6.staticflickr.com/5500/10830501065_e9e06d56f6_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10830501065/)
Cleora sp., Ennominae, Geometridae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10830501065/)

The moth is Cleora alienaria.

FW with a large dark patch near apex which may extend downwards with a constriction in space 4 & 5.
FW marginal spots in space 4 & 5 dark.
FW pale discal spot well-defined; HW black band usually arched upwards at inner half.
http://i590.photobucket.com/albums/ss347/owenlausiuping1964/2010-05/IMG_2158.jpg (HK)

The similar C. pendleburyi has the discal spot poorly defined & is found further south in the peninsula.

TL Seow:cheers:

25-Dec-2013, 10:59 PM
http://farm4.staticflickr.com/3732/10845900205_3835bfd35f_c.jpg (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845900205/)
Gangarides sp., Notodontidae (http://www.flickr.com/photos/angiud/10845900205/)

This is Gangarides dharma.
It is recognised by the light brown FW; prominent white discal spot; note the dark lines converge (not parallel) towards the inner margin(dorsum).

Four other species are very similar to each other, being red-brown ;discal spot absent or blackened.
G. splendidus The pic in MoB is corrected in the last issue of MoB.

G. rosea.

G. vittipalpis.

G. brunneus no pix.

TL Seow:cheers:

27-Jul-2014, 12:07 PM
Unusual one from Betong (Yala):

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5564/14751385584_5349143193_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/otwH1d)
Unidentified Zygaenidae (https://flic.kr/p/otwH1d)

And From Tai rom Yen National Park (Suratthani):

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5502/14432803832_6964b7bb8e_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/nZnTKo)
Lasiocampidae moth larva (https://flic.kr/p/nZnTKo)

27-Jul-2014, 09:59 PM
Post 80.

It has to belong to the genus Retina, but there is hardly any information .
This one is from HK. Retina rubrivitta.

TL Seow:Cheers.

27-Jul-2014, 11:55 PM
Yup. I noticed that. Not so many info on those moths. Thank you !

28-Jul-2014, 10:25 AM
Yup. I noticed that. Not so many info on those moths. Thank you !

The Retina species with a red costal band are only found far north eg. Vietnam, China.

In a check on the Chalcosiinae types of pattern only 2 genera have a red costal band.
The other is Rhodopsona which is largely sympatric to the red Retina.
Note below is PDF of Chalcosiinae classification. page 195 for patterns, 198-199 for Rhodopsona Type I pattern.

Example of Rhodopsona costata. Vietnam,

One species with a red costal stripe extends down to the Malay Peninsula, Rhodopsona bocki.
By inference it is likely to be this species.
No pix available.

TL Seow:cheers:

29-Jul-2014, 02:55 PM
Thanks Dr. Seow. on more for Betong:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3850/14586160629_734d56148d_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/odVTo6)
Nyctemera adversata (https://flic.kr/p/odVTo6)

And one for Koh Phangan:

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3909/14771001711_e22aea99ff_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ovgfci)
The Atlas Moth ♀ (https://flic.kr/p/ovgfci)

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3910/14771818534_587585f042_c.jpg (https://flic.kr/p/ovkr1s)
The Atlas Moth ♀- Underside (https://flic.kr/p/ovkr1s)