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Mellow Yellow Moth

Posted by Lorac Thursday, 15 July 2010

Found this colourful moth on the old shed door. I have never ssen one like this before but I really liked the markings and the colour!


  1. KaHolly Says:
  2. She is a pretty little thing, isn't she? She is a Crocus Geometer (Xanthotype sospeta)and you captured her beautifully!! ~karen

  3. Lorac Says:
  4. Thanks Karen! It is nice to hear her name! She is gorgeous!

  5. Arti Says:
  6. Very beautiful and the patterns are very subtle!!

  7. Jo Says:
  8. I've never seen one like that. It is beautiful...!

  9. Martha Z Says:
  10. Lovely, we don't get such interesting moths and butterflies here. Maybe Californians use too many pesticides.

  11. Lorac Says:
  12. Thanks for the comments and help on identity everyone!

  13. Anonymous Says:
  14. Very beautiful and a lovely name too.

  15. Anonymous Says:
  16. I just found one exactly the same on my door. I had never seen one before either!


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