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Melonworm Moth

Diaphania hyalinata


1" inch/25mm wide × ½" inch/12.5 mm long… Bright shiny Silver/White iridescent legs, antennae, and majority of each wing centrally located, which is bordered with a thick black border enhancing the shine, appearing self luminescent. Tail end of belly protrudes behind wings for 1 cell with a Black & Gold "pom-pom" hanging from behind with some Black fading into the Silver/White with the same shine as central wings.


Flew in from the Pumpkin patch.

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Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Oct 9, 2017
Submitted on Oct 9, 2017

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