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Poster ScubaLdy Offline
Posted 10/21/11 02:45 PM
The head end looks like a bat and the tail end looks like a swallow. This guy has been hunting around my yellow porch bug light the last few nights. I find photos of some that are close - but as they say 'no cigar!' My flash makes the stripes look very yellow when in fact they are neon green.
What do you think?
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#419463 - 10/21/11 07:50 PM Re: Moth [Re: ScubaLdy]
Bear Offline
Check this out H...the specimen in this pic has been pinned so it doesnt quite match the natural shape but it sure looks like yours and fits the information provided


here's collection...


Edited by Bear (10/21/11 07:56 PM)

#419464 - 10/21/11 08:21 PM Re: Moth [Re: ScubaLdy]
elbert Offline
I have a couple of them here at my window but they have horizontal green striped bodies I don't see on your example.
The wind coming from the back of the island always blows in strange creatures. The creature from the lagoon! wasn't that a 50's film?
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#419473 - 10/22/11 12:24 AM Re: Moth [Re: ScubaLdy]
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#419516 - 10/22/11 10:00 AM Re: Moth [Re: ScubaLdy]
Chica Blanca Offline
Aren't they beautiful!! I have been enjoying watching sail by for weeks now. They are hard to get a photo of, as they prefer to fly along the tree line. But they do have to come down sometime. I finally got one myself the other day as one came in to rest on a lantana.
Nature is amazing.

Beach bum, butterfly stalker, native plant enthusiast.

#419540 - 10/22/11 02:09 PM Re: Moth [Re: Bear]
Bear Offline
Elbert our caretaker found this in the pool at sunrise following a night of heavy west winds....

Please ID...

Edited by Bear (10/22/11 02:14 PM)

#419561 - 10/22/11 08:27 PM Re: Moth [Re: ScubaLdy]
elbert Offline
yep thats the one i'm talkin about!
seems to find women in long, low cut satin dress and likes to carry them around when they faint.
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#419564 - 10/22/11 10:31 PM Re: Moth [Re: elbert]
Bear Offline
Ha! I'd like to but I'm just not as good looking as that guy...


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