Perola villosipes

Slug Moth

Perola villosipes, Slug Moth, Limacodidae


Family: Limacodidae

Subfamily: Limacodinae

Wingspan: 47 - 60 mm


The neotropical genus Perola is is found as far north as southern Arizona and southern Texas.

While the precise range of the species Perola villosipes is not yet clear, it appears that it may be found from Costa Rica to Panama and south and east through the Guianas.

Photo location: Montagne de Kaw, French Guiana.

American Insects site