Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Metalmark Moth (Saptha sp) Sumatra Indonesia


This photo was taken in Bengkulu Sumatra Indonesia. This moth is from the family of Choreutidae under genus of Saptha. It has metalic green stripes over it wings from basal to dorsal. The legs has black and white bands. The antennae is black with  white band near the tip. The eyes are yellow. The size is about 10mm long.

Taxonomy:
Phylum : Arthropoda - Arthropods
Class : Insecta - Insects
Order : Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths
No Taxon : Moths
Superfamily : Choreutoidea
Family : Choreutidae - Metalmark Moths
Genus : Saptha

Acknowledgment:
Subredditors at  /r/whatsthisbug epecially Joot78 and Quaoar Power

References: 
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Saptha_exanthista1.jpg
http://eol.org/pages/951937/overview

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