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White Furry Moth

Spilosoma congrua

Description:

White Ermine or Muslin Moth? Nope, the white furry moth, why didn't I guess that name?

Notes:

Adorable little moth.


2 species ID suggestions

Yellow-tail
Euproctis similis Yellow-tail

5 Comments

Mel Carroll
Mel Carroll 2 years ago

Thanks for the help, I think Amber's suggestion is the best match.

hot.pursheed
hot.pursheed 2 years ago

it's perfect..!

Latimeria
Latimeria 2 years ago

Amber's probably closer to its ID, since the yellow tail occurs in Europe.

Aditi Rajan
Aditi Rajan 2 years ago

Amazing shot!

Dangermouse
Dangermouse 2 years ago

Brilliant spotting, love the detail on the antenna! And the colour - such pure white!

St. Charles, Illinois, USA

Lat: 41.91, Long: -88.31

Spotted on Jun 25, 2011
Submitted on Aug 7, 2011

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