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Southern Emerald Moth

Synchlora frondaria


About an inch across, a delightful minty pistachio green. Outer edges of the wings, both forewings and hindwings, are fuzzy. Very delicate white patterns on the wings....two stripes in the center, and then circles toward the edges. A lovely little moth!


My front door. I live in a Florida Longleaf-pine/Turkey Oak Sandhill habitat.

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Southern Emerald
Synchlora frondaria

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1 Comment

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Lovely! Synchlora frondaria, Southern Emerald, looks like a match to me:

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Ocala, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 27, 2013
Submitted on May 27, 2013

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