Monkey moth

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Zoology / Moths
English term or phrase: Monkey moth
Would anyone know how this monkey moth is called in French?
A thousand thanks!!!!!!
Dominique Bimont-capocci
Local time: 22:50

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4Phobetron pithecium papillon issu de la chenille-singe
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Eupterote lineosa, Eupterotidae
Maximilien Petitjean

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monkey moth
Phobetron pithecium papillon issu de la chenille-singe

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Splendide ! Papillon de nuit Brahmin ... Phobetron pithecium

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Reference: Eupterote lineosa, Eupterotidae

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sinobug: Monkey Moth (Eupterote lineosa,... - Jennifer ...
sinobug: Monkey Moth (Eupterote lineosa, Eupterotidae) by Sinobug (itchydogimages) on Flickr. Pu'er, Yunnan, China See more Chinese moths on my Flickr ...

Caterpillar, tentatively ided as Dyops cf. chromatophila ...
... fausta,m a day flying Burnet Moth photographed by gorpie in France on 26th July 2011 .... Monkey Moth (Eupterote lineosa, Eupterotidae) photographed by ...

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agree  Maximilien Petitjean: Le Phobetron Pithecium correspond au "Hag Moth", or les images de ce papillon ne ressemblent à première vue pas au "Monkey Moth". En revanche, les photographies du "Eupterote Lineosa" oui.
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Sur YouTube, ils parlent de "Phobetron pithecium" comme autre nom donné à la "Monkey Slug" mais cela n'a peut-être pas de rapport.

Sinon mon deuxième lien est une image de "Monkey Moth". Avec la couleur et la forme, il devrait être plus facile à identifier.

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The hag moth (Phobetron pithecium), is a moth of the family Limacodidae. Its larva is known as the monkey slug.

Eupterote lineosa is a moth in the Eupterotidae family. It was described by Walker in 1855.[1] It is found in Nepal, India and Sri Lanka. The wingspan is 70-90 mm. The forewings have a single, almost straight, oblique postmedial line with at most five waved lines before it. The two spots beyond it towards the costa and two towards the inner margin are generally present. The outer waved line is indistinct. The colour varies from pale primrose-yellow to bright ochreous yellow.

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