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Rosy maple moth

Description:

Moth-like; ~1 inch long. Head is tufted like a cotton ball; feathery wings are solid (not transparent or translucent).

Habitat:

We are near a river.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Rosy Maple Moth
Regal or Royal moths


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7 Comments

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 10 years ago

I have one too. I love them. They are so beautiful!

CoralAvery
CoralAvery 10 years ago

This can't be real, Its puff balls and paper!! This is wonderful!! Didn't know there was anything like this in America!

GregMasteller
GregMasteller 10 years ago

That is hilarious! OK, now I am jealous that you acquired the spotting! That should go into coloring books around the world.

DarrenC
DarrenC 10 years ago

thats amazing! great colours

gobospring
gobospring 10 years ago

Thanks to the unidentified person who knew it!

LauraMaria
LauraMaria 10 years ago

It looks like it's made out of candy!! Incredible that such a thing exists, I'm glad you were able to capture it and share it with us :)

LarsKorb
LarsKorb 10 years ago

what the....
unbelievable.

gobospring
Spotted by
gobospring

Virginia, USA

Spotted on May 7, 2011
Submitted on May 7, 2011

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