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    Default Its a moth right?

    At first, I thought its some dry leaf ... but guess not ... anyone know what is this?




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    hmmm.. i think its a moth, but without a doubt it isnt a butterfly =P
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    Quote Originally Posted by Archduke View Post
    hmmm.. i think its a moth, but without a doubt it isnt a butterfly =P
    it could be one of the Hoppers too... better confirm with the other Roger :P
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    Quote Originally Posted by Archduke View Post
    hmmm.. i think its a moth, but without a doubt it isnt a butterfly =P
    Of course lah ....


    Quote Originally Posted by inckurei View Post
    it could be one of the Hoppers too... better confirm with the other Roger :P
    Hoppers? That will be interesting.

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    No, it's definitely a moth.Probably Lymantriidae
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    Quote Originally Posted by Archduke View Post
    hmmm.. i think its a moth, but without a doubt it isnt a butterfly =P
    Thanks for the heads up. Will check it out.

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    Artaxa sp.

    Noctuidae, Lymantriinae, Nygmiini

    cheers, Roger (K.)
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    Quote Originally Posted by hkmoths View Post
    Artaxa sp.

    Noctuidae, Lymantriinae, Nygmiini

    cheers, Roger (K.)
    Thx Roger. I didn't know that the lymantriids are now grouped under the noctuids.
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    Arctiids as well.

    please see http://www.hkwildlife.net/viewthread.php?tid=17963 for the nuts and bolts of the details.

    cheers, Roger.
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    Quote Originally Posted by hkmoths View Post
    Arctiids as well.

    please see http://www.hkwildlife.net/viewthread.php?tid=17963 for the nuts and bolts of the details.

    cheers, Roger.
    Thx, Roger. Seems like after the revision, moths might end up with just a few families like butts.
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