Comet moth / komeetstaartvlinder (Argema mittrei) - Exotic Reserve Peyrieras, Madagascar

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    26 July 2008
    Comet moth / komeetstaartvlinder (Argema mittrei) - Exotic Reserve Peyrieras, Madagascar

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    Phylum: Arthropoda; Arthropods / Geleedpotigen
    Class: Insecta; Insects / Insekten
    Order: Lepidoptera; Butterflies and Moths / Vlinders
    Family: Saturniidae; Saturniids / Nachtpauwogen
    Subfamily: Saturniinae
    Genus: Argema; African Moon Moths / Afrikaanse Maanmotten
    Species: Argema mittrei; Comet Moth / Komeetstaartvlinder

    See also my blog entry with the story: wildlifespotting.blogspot.com/2010/08/madagascar-day-2-ko... (in Dutch).

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