Anyone know what kind of Moth this is??

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by NewToFarming, Jul 8, 2011.

  1. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Found it on my screen door on my back porch. I have seen some bigger but never this color!! It is about 6 inches or so across and the body is about 2 inches.

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    Last edited: Jul 8, 2011
  2. Laurajean

    Laurajean Slightly Touched

    Apr 2, 2010
    New Hampshire
    I don't know, but I have to say, I have seen some VERY interesting moths lately at my deck at night. Lots of odd colors, unusual designs, etc. It's the year of the moth I guess.
     
  3. ChooksinChoppers

    ChooksinChoppers Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 24, 2011
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    Prettty! I don't know what kind it is but would prefer that than mosquitos on my screen door
     
  4. 4-H chicken mom

    4-H chicken mom Overrun With Chickens

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    It is an Imperial Moth. It is a member of the Giant Silk worm family. [​IMG]
     
  5. maple

    maple Chillin' With My Peeps

    Apr 28, 2010
    a big one
     
  6. HLAC

    HLAC Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:x2
     
  7. KristyHall

    KristyHall Overrun With Chickens

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    Quote:*perks* silk worm?!
     
  8. Brody's Broodello

    Brody's Broodello Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Cool looking moth.

    We get some around here that are pink & yellow, really fuzzy looking to. Just as pretty as can be! Probably highly toxic knowing my luck!
     
  9. NewToFarming

    NewToFarming Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Quote:Oh cool! I will have to read up on that! Thanks!!! [​IMG]
     
  10. awesomefowl

    awesomefowl Argues with Goats

    Wow, cool moth! Reminds me of "Girl of the Limberlost." [​IMG]
     

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