Mystery Moth

Mystery Moth

Found at the Elf Nursery in Coos Bay on a sunny day

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Anonymous says ... on Friday, Jul 10 at 1:30 PM

My daughter and I came across this same moth on the Bike trails east of Alton Baker Park, in Eugene. We took some photos also. Last week I was so excited to find another, but learned it had died! It's nice to see your posting!

Petersonfam says ... on Saturday, Jul 30 at 5:33 PM

Found one almost exactly like it today in our backyard!!

Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Jul 31 at 3:24 PM

I believe it is a gypsy moth. They really are beautiful but do lots of damage.

Gramps says ... on Friday, Jun 1 at 11:48 AM

I could be wrong, but it looks like a "Polyphemus Moth"

lee98632 says ... on Friday, Jun 1 at 5:50 PM

This weather warm and wet is bringing in all kinds of creatures. Weird thing is why all the spotting of larger species here in the NW?

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