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Inornate pyrausta moth

Pyrausta inornatalis

Description:

7 mm long pink moth.

Habitat:

Semi rural wildlife habitat.

Notes:

Hanging out on the russian sage in our butterfly garden.

No species ID suggestions

17 Comments

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Thank you too Agnes!

KarenL
KarenL a year ago

Thanks Carol & Yuriana! Yes it certainly knows how to accessorize with flowers!

It surely looks like a princess.

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez a year ago

very nice color!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne a year ago

How did I miss this. WOW! This moth certainly has fashion sense. WOW!

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thank you Harsha! And I love the reasoning to go shopping!

Harsha Singh
Harsha Singh 2 years ago

It's such a lovely moth Karen! The color inspires me to buy new clothes. ;)

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thank you Oneng!

OnengDyah
OnengDyah 2 years ago

Pretty and that colour is so lovely...great pic.

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thanks Atul!

Atul
Atul 2 years ago

Awesome !

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

Thank you all for your kind comments! A queen indeed!
I think it is an escapee from Carol Snow Milne's collection!

AntónioGinjaGinja
AntónioGinjaGinja 2 years ago

awesome spotting Karen realy a queen,like Emma said it only needs the crown :)
perfect series,congrats

Hema Shah
Hema Shah 2 years ago

Karen ,are you sure you did not stitch a royal gown for it? Now all it needs is a gold crown and a queen by its side.

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 2 years ago

Wow! I love this moth Karen. It's so pretty :)

dandoucette
dandoucette 2 years ago

Wow! Really love it. Great shots Karen.

ceherzog
ceherzog 2 years ago

That is so beautiful!

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.92, Long: -86.85

Spotted on Aug 16, 2012
Submitted on Aug 16, 2012

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