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Very Cool Moth!!


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10 hours ago, SuncrestReef said:

Looks like a Deceptive Sallow Moth.  See https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Feralia-deceptiva

You were so on point with that find. 

Up here in Washington, over the years I have seen a few of the Sphingidaes. Brought them to show-and-tell as a kid. 


Moths are cool.

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Just to keep the Silence of the Lambs theme going, I spotted this one on my window today.  My macro lens isn't just for corals you know!

Screen Shot 2019-05-04 at 4.19.06 PM.png

Not as colorful as the Deceptive Sallow Moth above, but pretty hairy:

Screen Shot 2019-05-04 at 5.10.58 PM.png

(and I need to clean my window screens)

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That’s one of the things I like about many moth photos...it’s easy to gauge the relative size of the moth when they’re on window screens since most screens have a standard mesh size.  My moth above spanned about 10 squares, but yours covered at least 50 squares.  That’s a chunky moth!

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