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Cucumber Moth - Diaphania Indica


Cucumber Moth - Diaphania Indica
Photo Information
Copyright: Ninfa Urania (Ninfa) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 112 W: 3 N: 204] (747)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-01-28
Categories: Insects
Camera: Sony DSC-P200
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2009-04-09 21:08
Viewed: 7072
Points: 2
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
"The adult Cucumber Moth has white translucent wings with broad dark brown borders.

Classification
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Crambidae
Genus: Diaphania
Species: indica
Common Name: Cucumber Moth

The Cucumber Moth has a tuft of brown hairs on the tip of the abdomen. The tuft on the end of the abdomen of the female is bushier than that of the male"

Information from:
http://www.ozanimals.com/Insect/Cucumber-Moth/Diaphania/indica.html

La imagen no es de la calidad que yo desearķa, sin embargo, considero que es una especie muy interesante, el penacho al final de la cola es utilizado para atraer al sexo opuesto.


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  • lousat Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6595 W: 89 N: 15659] (65489)
  • [2009-04-10 12:46]

Hi Ninfa,you have raison,the pic is a little low in quality,but this specie is very strange,unusual and rare and must to be showed.Happy Easter to you and your family and thanks for share,Luciano.

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