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Unknown Spotting ( Moth )

Description:

I opened the front door, and there was a small moth, resting on the outside of the front door. This moth was about one fourth of an inch long. The colors of this moth, was different shades of brown. This moth, had two antennae, and two compound eyes. This moth, had six jointed legs, and four wings. This moth, had a head, thorax, and an abdomen. Phylum: Arthropoda Class: Insecta Order: Lepidoptera Wingspan of North American moths, range from about 2 to 3 mm in the tiniest micro moths, to more than 150 mm, in the largest silk, sphinx, and owlet moths. Adults usually have feathery, thickened, or threadlike antennae, ( not knobbed or hooked, as in butterflies and skippers ), and most species are active at night. This moth is alive, and able to move and fly.

Habitat:

Moths live in a wide variety of different habitats. They are highly adaptable to there surroundings, and can be found in habitats all over the world, except in the polar regions. Some species of moths, can be found in heavily forested regions. Other species of moths, can be found near tomato, cotton, and other crops. Certain species of moths, prefer tropical climates. Some species live only in a small area, but many are found all across a continent.

Notes:

I opened the front door, and there was a small moth, resting on the outside of the front door. This moth, was about one fourth of an inch long. The colors of this moth, was different shades of brown. This moth, had two antennae, and two compound eyes. This moth, had six jointed legs, and four wings. This moth, had a head, thorax, and an abdomen.


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Florida, USA

Lat: 29.16, Long: -81.97

Spotted on Aug 6, 2016
Submitted on Aug 7, 2016

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