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Photo #5041: Rothschildia aurota


Rothschildia aurota

Base gallery. Upperside. Alive insect.

Photo: Konstantin Kraevsky. Image redone at the website. Identified by: Dmitriy Pozhogin

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

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07.02.2011 0:50, Peter Khramov

Moved to R. aurota.

07.02.2011 0:36, Dmitriy Pozhogin

Petr, check it out! I've just added in the database this genus and all species adjacent!

06.02.2011 18:12, Vasiliy Feoktistov

Bingo: Rothschild is a true monster described nearly half of American lepidoptera, and it was so smart to give to a genus such a name in his honour!

06.02.2011 17:37, Peter Khramov

And the second monster also, please...

31.01.2011 21:18, Dmitriy Pozhogin

Rothschildia aurota (Cramer, 1775).

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