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Black witch

Ascalapha odorata


The wingspan was nearly the size of my hand, about 15 cm across.


These moths are often believed to be bringers of bad luck or death in superstition. However in Hawai'i, they are often said to be the spirit of someone passed away returning for a visit.

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Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jan 18, 2007
Submitted on Apr 19, 2015

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