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Rosy Maple Moth

Dryocampa rubicunda




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20 Comments

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 6 months ago

Awesome! I hope they were not injured, very creative pic!

venusflytrap2000
venusflytrap2000 6 months ago

that is out of this world...seriously...

LeighAnnMartin
LeighAnnMartin a year ago

They are very beautiful, are they not.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 2 years ago

Wow!!

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

Nope-they all flew away. :3

auntnance123
auntnance123 2 years ago

Very creative idea for a mother's day card and a lovely image; I just hope they weren't euthanized into 'cooperation'.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

No problem!

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

Thanks for using it ! :3

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

Thanks again for letting this be the week’s (and a few days :) ) mission icon! I really appreciate it !

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

Haha yes! I will put this spotting as the icon now. It will remain for a week until next sunday when the next favorite will be selected.

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

You choose whichever one you like best. :3 I'm not picky. Of what I've gotten to post so far-the Rosys are my favorite photo for looks. Might make a neat icon. Just thinking-which I should stop doing. LOL!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

Then would you like me to make the Twilight Moth the mission's icon? Or would you like to use your what you think is you best photo?

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

Oh Hi! That's cool-but I don't think I've entered my favorite spotting yet-I have about 1000 more spottings to enter. But if you want one of this-I guess this one would be okay. Still my favorite spotting isn't my best photo-my fav spotting is the Twilight Moth-cos it's so rare.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 2 years ago

Congratulations seto2112!! You have been Moths of Northeastern US' 100 spotting! Please send me a link to your favorite moth spotting and it will be the mission's icon!!

Maria dB
Maria dB 2 years ago

Amazing you got them to stay still like that for the photo

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 2 years ago

Pretty as a flower.

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

I have a lot like that-them just sitting there. I can take this out if you like. This was a rarity that I'd do this.

KarenL
KarenL 2 years ago

A very innovative idea & how awesome to find 4 of this lovely moth!
We do however prefer to see wildlife exhibiting natural behavior in their natural habitat wherever possible.

seto2112
seto2112 2 years ago

Still not quite sure how to replay here-I'm new :3 No- that's not natural behavior-I got them together to make a Moth-er's Day Card. They weren't overly co-operative. :3

AnnaWhipkey
AnnaWhipkey 2 years ago

great photo! Is this natural behavior?

Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.87, Long: -75.74

Spotted on May 5, 2010
Submitted on Mar 2, 2012

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