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Moth

Description:

Beautiful Moth that we found sunning itself on the sidewalk. It let me take it's picture then flew away.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Small White
Pieris rapae Pieris rapae


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1 Comment

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

This is a Small White or Small Cabbage White butterfly not a moth. You have just to belief me, since you can't see the antennae which might help to separate moths from butterflies. Butterflies have usually clubbed antennae, whereas moths have feather-like or straight antennae.
Moth with feather-like antennae: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/127...
Moth with straight antennae: http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/127...
Butterflies with "clubbed" antennae:
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/834...
http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/832...

Bill-MelReynolds
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Bill-MelReynolds

Millville, New Jersey, USA

Spotted on Aug 13, 2012
Submitted on Aug 13, 2012

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