Thursday, April 4, 2013

Marbled White Moth

Marbled White Moth is a common moth seen in India.

Marbled White Moth


Unlike the majority of other moths which comes out only during night time, this one can be seen during day time also, flying or sitting on leaves or flowers. In these pictures, it is resting on a hibiscus leaf.

Marbled White Moth

This medium sized moth belongs to the family of Arctiidae, with species name Nyctemera coleta. The white and brown patches on the wings resembles marble stone, and so is its name.

10 comments:

  1. ik ben jaloers op het weer bij je.

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  2. Jest równie piękny jak dzienne motyle. Pozdrawiam.
    It is as beautiful as the day butterflies. Yours.

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  3. Lovely and beautiful...........

    Debnature
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  4. even ordinary insects look pretty in your pics.

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  5. The name suits it so well

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