Saturday, March 3, 2012

The Snouted Tigers Moth (Asota caricae) Sumatra Indonesia



This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This is the snouted tigers moth (Asota caricae). This moth has yellow color of head and thorax. The upper side of thorax is hairy. The upperside of wings is greyish brown. The wing span is about 60mm. It is from the family of  Noctuidae under genus of Asota

Taxonomy:
Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
No Taxon : Moths
Superfamily : Noctuoidea
Family : Noctuidae
Subfamily : Aganainae
Genus : Asota
Species : A.caricae
Binomial name : Asota caricae (Fabricius, 1775)

References: 
http://www.papua-insects.nl
http://www.mothsofborneo.com

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