Monday, August 7, 2017

Macrocilix maia - BIODIVERSITY

Macrocilix maia is a moth in the Drepanidae family. It is found in India, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, China, Peninsular Malaysia, Sumatra and Borneo.The wingspan is 37–45 mm.The moth features two symmetrical patterns strikingly resembling flies that seem to feed on bird dropping. The moth even smells of bird droppings.


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