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Imperial Moth

Eacles imperialis

Description:

I didn't know what kind of moth to list because I've never seen anything like this before in my life. I've seen a moth with simular colors but it was small, this moth was so big, the wing span was as big as my hand. I looked online and saw what a Chickweed Geometer looked like and the colors and marking are spot on but the antenea are all wrong, and it has the wing shape of a Tulip Tree Beauty moth but none of them were this color. I hope one of you know what this is. It just doesn't look like something that belongs in Joplin, Missouri.

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1 Comment

MichelleShort
MichelleShort 8 years ago

Thank you Reza =)

MichelleShort
Spotted by
MichelleShort

Joplin, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Jul 29, 2011
Submitted on Sep 19, 2012

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