Mysterious Scents | Dark-spotted Palthis Moth A stealth bomber in no hurry,<br />
 resting from a game of hide and seek,<br />
 on the trail of mysterious scents.<br />
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Mysterious Scents | Dark-spotted Palthis Moth

A stealth bomber in no hurry,
resting from a game of hide and seek,
on the trail of mysterious scents.

Wild Light Post: http://www.bugdreams.com/archives/scents/

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  1. Great shot, Rick! I also commenting to show you JungleDragon's latest feature: specie identification. You can see it to the right of this photo :) Posted 2 years ago, modified 2 years ago
  2. Very cool, Ferdy. I Geo tagged it. Posted 2 years ago

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The Dark-spotted Palthis is a moth of the Noctuidae family. It is found from Newfoundland west to coastal British Columbia, south to Florida and Texas.

The wingspan is 20–26 mm. Adults are on wing from May to August in Alberta. There are two generations in much of the eastern part of its range, three or more generations from Missouri southward.

The larvae feed on various plants, including forbs, woody shrubs and trees .

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by fchristant
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Uploaded Feb 17, 2012. Captured in 3156 Tyler Ave, Berkley, MI 48072, USA.