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What

Yam Hawk Moth Theretra nessus

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Date

October 17, 2009 12:24 AM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Sphingidae, Macroglossinae

Theretra nessus

at light trap, 17 October 2009, Fung Yuen, Tai Po, New Territories, Hong Kong

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Date

October 31, 2009 10:22 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Geometridae, Ennominae
Corymica spatiosa

Lam Tsuen Valley, Tai Po, Hong Kong

This is the male of the species; the female doesn't have the clear (hyaline) patch at the base of the forewing.

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What

平眼尺蛾 Problepsis vulgaris

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Date

October 22, 2009 03:38 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Geometridae, Sterrhinae
Problepsis vulgaris

seen at rest on a leaf in the late afternoon, Hong Kong Wetland Park, Tin Shui Wai.

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Date

October 17, 2009 12:21 AM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Crambidae, Acentropinae
Paracymoriza vagalis

Fung Yuen SSSI, Tai Po, Hong Kong

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Date

October 16, 2009 09:38 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Crambidae, Spilomelinae
Aethaloessa calidalis

Fung Yuen SSSI, Tai Po, Hong Kong

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hkmoths

Date

October 16, 2009 09:06 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Lasiocampidae
Euthrix isocyma

Fung Yuen SSSI, Tai Po, Hong Kong

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What

褐擬小羽蛾 Stenoptilodes taprobanes

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Date

October 16, 2009 09:42 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Pterophoridae

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Date

October 16, 2009 11:38 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Noctuidae, Lymantriinae, Nygmiini
Artaxa sp. indet.

Fung Yuen SSSI, Tai Po, Hong Kong

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hkmoths

Date

October 16, 2009 09:51 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Notodontidae
Antiphalera exquisitor

Fung Yuen SSSI, Tai Po, Hong Kong

looks like I will have to clean the ccd - there's loads of dust specks on this shot :(

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What

黑長喙天蛾 Macroglossum pyrrhosticta

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Date

October 16, 2009 09:00 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Sphingidae, Macroglossinae
Macroglossum pyrrhosticta

Fung Yuen SSSI, Tai Po, Hong Kong

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What

佳眼尺蛾 Problepsis eucircota

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hkmoths

Date

October 16, 2009 11:37 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Geometridae, Sterrhinae
Problepsis eucircota

Fung Yuen SSSI, Tai Po, Hong Kong

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What

Scarlet Skimmer Crocothemis servilia

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Date

October 22, 2009 04:05 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Odonata, Anisoptera
Libellulidae
Crocothemis servilia
Crimson Darter

Hong Kong Wetland Park, Tin Shui Wai

taken in fading light as the dragonfly settled down to roost for the night

(best seen large on a wide screen!)

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What

紫藍麗盾蝽 Chrysocoris stolli

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Date

October 22, 2009 03:37 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Hemiptera
Heteroptera, Scutelleridae
Chrysocoris stolli

several of these fabulously colourful shield bugs were seen at wondering around Breynia fruticosa shrubs in flower in the late afternoon, Hong Kong Wetland Park, Tin Shui Wai.

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Observer

hkmoths

Date

October 16, 2009 10:25 PM HKT

Description

Insecta: Lepidoptera
Crambidae, Spilomelinae
Omiodes diemenalis

Fung Yuen SSSI, Tai Po, Hong Kong

Feeds: Atom KML