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Digital Guide to Moth Identification




Moths of Peru by Jim Vargo

All photographs 2010 by Jim Vargo

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All proposed identifications should be treated as preliminary and tentative.

Data shown: Locality, Department, Elevation (meters), Month/Day, Wingspan in millimeters as spread

  Misc. Macromoth Families: Megalopigidae, Apatelodidae
JVPM01a - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/19 - 35mm
 

JVPM01b - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 38mm
 

JVPM02 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 52mm
 

JVPM03 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 32mm
 

JVPM04 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/19 - 40mm
 

JVPM05 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/23 - 42mm
 

JVPM06 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 20mm
 

JVPM07 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 20mm
 

JVPM08 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 40mm
 

JVPM09 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 70mm
 

JVPM10 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/27 - 42mm
Ceroctena amynta Noctuidae

JVPM11 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/30 - 30mm
 

JVPM12 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/23 - 20mm
 

JVPM13 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/19 - 22mm
 

JVPM14 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/27 - 43mm
 

JVPM15 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/27 - 55mm
 

JVPM16 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 34mm
 

JVPM17 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 33mm
 

JVPM18 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 28mm
 

JVPM19 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/28 - 33mm
 

JVPM20 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/20 - 35mm
 

JVPM21 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/20 - 38mm
 

JVPM22 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/28 - 25mm
 

JVPM23 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/26 - 31mm
 

JVPM24 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/28 - 38mm
JV: Sosextra grata, Walker,1862

JVPM25 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/30 - 37mm
 

  May 2012 Additions
JVPM26 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 34mm

JVPM27 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 33mm

JVPM28 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 28mm

JVPM29 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 45mm

JVPM30 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 38mm

JVPM31 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 35mm

JVPM32 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 28mm

JVPM33 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 28mm

JVPM34 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 40mm

JVPM35 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 38mm

JVPM36 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 35mm

JVPM37 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 34mm

JVPM38 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 36mm

JVPM39 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 38mm

JVPM40 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 28mm

JVPM41 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 22mm

JVPM42 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 40mm

JVPM43 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 42mm

JVPM44 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 25mm

JVPM45 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 38mm

JVPM46 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 41mm

JVPM47 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 37mm

JVPM48 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 36mm

JVPM49 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 38mm

JVPM50 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 60mm

JVPM51 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 42mm

JVPM52 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 34mm

  Limacodidae - Added May 2012
JVPLM1 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 30mm

JVPLM2 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 32mm

JVPLM3 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 30mm

JVPLM4 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 27mm

JVPLM5 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 27mm

JVPLM6 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 25mm

JVPLM7 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 23mm

JVPLM8 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 23mm

JVPLM9 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 22mm

JVPLM10 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 32mm

JVPLM11 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 30mm

JVPLM12 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 34mm

JVPLM13 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 30mm

JVPLM14 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 29mm

JVPLM15 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, May, 32mm

  Saturniidae
JVPSA01 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 90mm
 

JVPSA02 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 60mm
JV: Dalceridae

JVPSA03 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/23 - 38mm
 

JVPSA04d - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/26 - 58mm
 

JVPSA04v - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/26 - 58mm
 

JVPSA05 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/20 - 77mm
 

JVPSA06 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/28 - 75mm
 

JVPSA07 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/30 - 59mm
 

JVPSA08 - [click to identify by email]
Madre de Dios, May, 85mm
Nothas lunas
  Thyatiridae
JVPTH01 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 36mm
 

JVPTH02 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 48mm
 

  Uraniidae
JVPU01 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/28 - 70mm
AL: Urania leilus

  Notodontidae
JVPNT01 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 43mm
 

JVPNT02 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 50mm
 

JVPNT03 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/29 - 45mm
AL: prob. Noctuidae

JVPNT04 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/18 - 43mm
 

JVPNT05 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/23 - 43mm
JV: Rosema sp.

JVPNT06 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/23 - 44mm
 

JVPNT07 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 42mm
 

JVPNT08 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 40mm
 

JVPNT09 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 56mm
JV: Canodia dardania Druce, 1895

JVPNT10 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/22 - 46mm
 

JVPNT11 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/30 - 47mm
 

JVPNT12 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/20 - 55mm
JV: Rhuda focula Stoll, 1780

JVPNT13 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/20 - 37mm
 

JVPNT14 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/21 - 32mm
JV: Maschane hermieri Thiacourt, 1999

JVPNT15 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/21 - 43mm
 

JVPNT16 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/21 - 32mm
JV: Rosema sp.

JVPNT17 - [click to identify by email]
San Pedro, Cuzco, 1375m, 10/21 - 65mm
JV: Lirimiris pennipenis Thiacourt, 1997

JVPNT18 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/26 - 47mm
 

JVPNT19 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/26 - 35mm
 

JVPNT20 - [click to identify by email]
Amazon Lodge, M. de Dios, 491m, 10/26 - 31mm
JV: Rosema sp.

JVPNT21 - [click to identify by email]
Waykecha, Cuzco, 2950m, 10/30 - 34mm
 






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