Create an Account E-mail: Password: Recover password

Authors Contacts Get involved Русская версия


Photo #4981: Ormetica contraria


Ormetica contraria

Base gallery. Upperside. Alive insect.

Photo: Konstantin Kraevsky. Image redone at the website. Identified by: Vasiliy Feoktistov

Place of shooting/catching: Guyana, the Cuyuni River basin, near Quartzstone stream, at the exploration camp area.

Comments on this image

08.02.2011 20:39, Peter Khramov

Ok, moved.

08.02.2011 20:34, Dmitriy Pozhogin

And this one, please.

04.02.2011 8:33, Evgeny Komarov This species is identified correctly.

31.01.2011 15:05, Vasiliy Feoktistov


31.01.2011 14:50, Dmitriy Pozhogin

Yes, Vasily is right: Ormetica contraria, Walker, 1854.

31.01.2011 14:07, Dmitriy Pozhogin

Arctiidae 100% sure, Ormetica genus 90% sure.

31.01.2011 13:21, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Hey, these tropics are a real brainstorm. Bet this one is some Arctiidae, for sure. Something like Ormetica sp. ?contraria (Walker, 1854)? Dunno.

Your comment

Please, create an account or log in to add comments.

* Our website is multilingual. Some comments have been translated from other languages. international entomological community. Terms of use and publishing policy.

Project editor in chief and administrator: Peter Khramov.

Curators: Konstantin Efetov, Vasiliy Feoktistov, Svyatoslav Knyazev, Evgeny Komarov, Stan Korb, Alexander Zhakov.

Moderators: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Evgeny Komarov, Dmitriy Pozhogin, Alexandr Zhakov.

Thanks to all authors, who publish materials on the website.

© Insects catalog, 2007—2022.

Species catalog enables to sort by characteristics such as expansion, flight time, etc..

Photos of representatives Insecta.

Detailed insects classification with references list.

Few themed publications and a living blog.