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Smaller Parasa Moth

Parasa chloris

Description:

Family: Limacodidae (Slug moths) Total length: 10-14 mm. (See photo for measurement in inches.) Brown FW has a wide apple green median band. Brown ST area is wide. Thorax and head are apple green. Hairy. Hosts: Deciduous trees including apple, dogwood, elm and oak.

Habitat:

Yard and open woods and meadows/fields wherever host tree are located.

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38 Comments (1–25)

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 7 years ago

Thank you so much for giving this awesome moth lots of attention.

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 7 years ago

Beautiful, Carol. These moths look similar to the Splendid Ghost Moths here in OZ, except for the lovely green "fur" - amazing !

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

carol, there always seems to be new spottings on your page that are SOOOOOOOOOO popular, but they are just ones that i've missed. Great job@

Telse
Telse 8 years ago

Wow! Awesome Carol.

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

Thanks again! Although blue is my favorite color, this green might just be my favorite. LOL

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

Belated congrats on your SOTD Carol! Congratulations!!!

dotun55
dotun55 8 years ago

Impressive moth, Carol!

Debbie Stewart
Debbie Stewart 8 years ago

Congratulations Carol on this amazing SOTD, I love its big hairy legs and bright green colouring!

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Beautiful... Very cute :)

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Congratulations Carol!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

Thanks so much everyone! Yes, Maria!! I found many new Sphinx Moths this year and a Polyphemus Moth as well (#1 on my wish list.)

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Carol - we are going to expect you to keep surprising us with lovely moths - and you will undoubtedly fulfil our expectations. Very cool - congratulations!

Noel Buensuceso
Noel Buensuceso 8 years ago

What a beautiful moth! Congratulations Carol!

Congrats Carol!

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

Congratulations Carol, it is gorgeous!

AshleyT
AshleyT 8 years ago

Congrats, Carol! I love how furry and colorful it is :)

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 8 years ago

congrats! nice sotd!

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

I am especially glad to get a measurement so you can see how tiny and cute he is. Thanks so much everyone!

Johan Heyns
Johan Heyns 8 years ago

Nice one Carol!

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 8 years ago

Congrats Carol!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 8 years ago

congratulations Carol

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 8 years ago

congrats ! nice spotting

Atul
Atul 8 years ago

Congratulations :)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

Congrats!!

Congratulations Carol !

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

penna, USA

Spotted on Jul 11, 2013
Submitted on Jul 20, 2013

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