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Grapevine Epimenis Moth

Psychomorpha epimenis

Description:

Size: about the size of a skipper (butterfly). Antennae: feathered like a moth. Time Spotted: Noon. Where: Gravel path. Sitting or resting position: neither outward like a moth nor upwards like a butterfly, but rather a "V" position (see 2nd photograph). Colors: black overall with white and orange patches. It also had a colorful glitter to it.

4 Comments

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 4 years ago

Glad to help. I would love to come across one of these beauties!

armadeus.4
armadeus.4 4 years ago

Great images! Thank you for sharing :)

Joseph R. Godreau
Joseph R. Godreau 4 years ago

Thanks for the help. I couldn't find this one in any of my books.

ForestDragon
ForestDragon 4 years ago

Beautiful images!

Joseph R. Godreau
Spotted by
Joseph R. Godreau

Michigan, USA

Spotted on May 6, 2016
Submitted on May 9, 2016

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