Observations in the Order: Lepidoptera

Common Name: Moths

Showing all observations that have a likely ID using the The South African National Biodiversity Institute's southern African Species Dictionary

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Peachy

Peachy
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 5th May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Dusky Acraea

Dusky Acraea
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 21st May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Blue Pansy

Blue Pansy
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 21st May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
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Silvery Tree Nymph.. could it be Natal Tree Nymph?

Silvery Tree Nymph.. could it be Natal Tree Nymph?
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 21st May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Kinky Snout Moth

Kinky Snout Moth
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Regular visitor

Spoladea recurvalis
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Leopard at Mission

Leopard at Mission
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Location: Mission Rocks
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Pillars feasting in the winter sun

Pillars feasting in the winter sun
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Location: Catalina Bay View Point
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Shiny White Moth

Shiny White Moth
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 22nd May 2016
Added: 28th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Silver Stripe Hawk Moth

Silver Stripe Hawk Moth
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:3
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Wannabe a Leaf

Wannabe a Leaf
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Another Brown Moth

Brown Moth
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:1
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Golden Plusia paid a visit

Golden Plusia paid a visit
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Moth with comb antennae

Moth with comb antennae
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 24th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Inquisitive visitor found itself inside the house, looking at the porch light through the window...

Inquisitive visitor found itself inside the house, looking at the porch light through the window...
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Only one bad shot of this nervous visitor

Only one bad shot of this nervous visitor
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Shy dark visitor

Shy dark visitor
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Another Little Black Moth

Another Little Black Moth
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Moth

Moth
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Pale & Fragile

Pale & Fragile
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Likely ID: Scopula
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Moth with slightly raised wings

Moth with slightly raised wings   Noctuidae
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Pretty in a hint of pink fur

Pretty in a hint of pink fur
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 25th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Likely ID: Catocalinae
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Moth with tatty wings raised and woolly socks

Moth with tatty wings raised and woolly socks
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Royalty

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Location: Silvermine East
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Owl Moth but not one I knew...

Owl Moth but not one I knew... Owlet (Cyligramma fluctuosa)
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light

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Pretty Has-been Moth

Pretty Has-been Moth
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Likely ID: Sommeria culta
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

Came to the porch light. I suspect a gecko lost his grip on this one.

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Bauers Frother or similar

 Bauers Frother or similar
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Location: St Lucia 1
Observed: 26th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Likely ID: Amerila bauri
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:0
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Green caterpillar

067 green caterpillar 20160527 Diep River
By: LizCapeTown
Location: Diep River, Cape Town
Observed: 27th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:2
Agreements:0
Comments:2
Description:

Smooth light green hairless caterpillar.

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Caterpillar - yellow and black/white, black and yellow stripes - what is this/these?

Caterpillar white with black spots and yellow stripes 2016 05 Diep River
By: LizCapeTown
Location: Diep River, Cape Town
Observed: 27th May 2016
Added: 27th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:1
Comments:0
Description:

Caterpillars devouring nasturtium leaves. Are the two slight variations, seen one week apart, the same species? Moth? Indigenous or invasive alien?

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paddock moth 10

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Location: Gaborone North
Observed: 13th April 2016
Added: 26th May 2016
Identifications:1
Agreements:0
Comments:0
Description:

moth depositing eggs on grass inflorescence in late afternoon

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Species with which Moths (Lepidoptera) interacts