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Photo #5494: Oxydia sp.

Imago

Oxydia

Base gallery. Upperside. Alive insect.

Photo: Konstantin Kraevsky. Image redone at the website. Identified by: Evgeny Komarov

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

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04.09.2015 10:21, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Not identified Oxydia / Confidently identified / Evgeny Komarov.

20.03.2011 8:37, Evgeny Komarov

Oxydia sp. (Geometridae, Ennominae). Dmitry's "not sure" was not vain ;)

09.02.2011 19:19, Evgeny Komarov

"Who commented last"? Me! Was logged off from the website while making a comment, so that happened to be anonymous :)

09.02.2011 17:48, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Don't know, who, but also think it's Lonomia sp. (can't name the species): http://www.saturniidae-web.de/Lonomia.htm.

09.02.2011 17:06, Peter Khramov

Who commented last?

09.02.2011 14:12,

"Not sure Saturnia" is vain. I have nature shots of Lonomia, nearly one to one except one thing, some corner, or, line fracture in the apical part of a forewing. You can compare it there: http://www.dimijianimages.com/Crypsis-mimicry-page1/Lonomia.htm.

08.02.2011 17:39, Dmitriy Pozhogin

If this is Saturnia (not sure though), then rather Periga genus. Lonomia is what famous of its poisonous caterpillars???

08.02.2011 10:20, Evgeny Komarov

Lonomia ?

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