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We did our mothing at Soppong River Inn, Cave Lodge and a remote hill top.
At Soppong River Inn, the power supply was unstable as such we were only able to put up a blended mercury 120W light for a short period.
At Cave Lodge, the power was stable enough for us to put up a 400W MH light.
The light attracted not only moths but cicadas, praying mantis, butterflies and also curious neighbors who thought we were having a party.
Dog Paw Moth – Plutodes sp. This one is slightly different from the one we usually encounter in Malaysia – Plutodes malaysiana .
Moth with long neck. Found out this is not a moth !
It is a Fishfly, Neochauliodes formosanus
Below are some of the hawk moths photographed at Cave Lodge :
Clanis hyperion - looks like Clanis undulosa from Fraser's Hill but 2/3 the size.
See more moth photos from this trip here.
I would like to thank Ian Kitching from BNHM for helping to id the hawkmoths