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Pink-washed aristotelia

Aristotelia roseosuffusella


4 mm long twirler moth


Semi rural

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KarenL 6 years ago

Thanks Jolly! Yes, this little guy kept running around in small circles - perhaps that's why they are called twirler moths!

Jolly Ibañez
Jolly Ibañez 6 years ago

Nice shot Karen. I know how difficult it is to photograph this insect. It runs around like crazy! I have tried a couple of times but failed to get a good shot.

KarenL 6 years ago

Maria, we are blessed with a lot of moths & I'm always happy to find one that isn't all brown!

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Interesting one - you have a large variety of moths in your environment!

Franklin, Tennessee, USA

Lat: 35.92, Long: -86.85

Spotted on Aug 14, 2012
Submitted on Aug 15, 2012

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