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    Default Maliau Basin moths

    To start the thread, here are the Sphingidae I came across. If anyone has other Hawkmoths, please advise, before I send my list to Ian Kitching in London.

    1) Ambulyx canescens
    2) Ambulyx moorei
    3) Ambulyx substrigilis (note that this is the usual form, not f. cana as shown from Danum Valley last year)
    4) Daphnusa ocellaris
    5) Theretra latreillii
    6) Smerinthulus quadripunctatus cottoni - CORRECTION, newly described species, Smerinthulus laurae (Brechlin 2014)
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    From me,

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    #8

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    #11 Actias maenas (Luna Moth) - male
    Last edited by Glorious Begum; 16-Jul-2011 at 11:02 PM.

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    No sphingidae but here are the moths that I photographed.

    Moth #1:



    Moth #2:



    Moth #3:



    Moth #4:



    Moth #5:



    Moth #6:
    David Fischer
    Wollongong, Australia

    My photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/moloch05/sets/

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    #11 looks like a male Actias maenas.
    Aaron Soh

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    A few IDs for LC, well, as close as I can get! Positive of Genus, less so of species!

    #2 - Sympis rufibasis (Noctuidae)
    #4 - Hypochrysis pyrrhophaeata (Geometridae)
    #5 - Hypopyra lactipex (Noctuidae)
    #6 - Trabala sp. indet (Lasiocampidae)
    #7 - Theretra latreillii (Sphingidae)
    #8 - Plutodes sp. either P. argentilauta or P. malaysiana (Geometridae)
    #9 - Zeuzera sp. indet (Cossidae)
    #10 - Xyleutes mineus (Cossidae)
    Last edited by Painted Jezebel; 13-Jul-2011 at 12:43 PM. Reason: Adding #2&5

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