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

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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Taken on July 26, 2008