Looper Tufts

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    You know how I like the odd tufty ones. =)

    Common Looper Moth
    Autographa precationis
    Hodges #8908

    1. Modo Frodo's Cabinet of Curiosities 70 months ago | reply

      Yes, I like these too. This is REALLY detailed. I was getting these all last fall. Nice capture of all of the tufty bits. I find it a little hard to get them in focus.

    2. Sea Moon 70 months ago | reply

      So that's what these are...thanks for the ID, we have them around here frequently....

    3. zxgirl 70 months ago | reply

      Mathew, I try to align the plane of my lens with the plane of the side of the moth - guess I was successful with this one. =)

      Sea Moon, there are lots of different tufty looper moths - this one can be recognized by this particular coloring and that particular white marking. I had to sift through a bunch on BugGuide before I found a match.

    4. e_monk 70 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Stuff With Six Legs, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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    5. jeans_Photos 69 months ago | reply

      You have got fantastic focus on this one! I find it is not always easy to do. :)

    6. zxgirl 69 months ago | reply

      Thanks, Jean! You're right - I'm always excited when I get it all like that - have to get on the same plane as the wing. =)

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