Saturday, February 04, 2012

Fawn Sallow (Psaphida styracis - 10016)



Fawn Sallow
(Psaphida styracis - 10016)

Range: Eastern North America.
Season: Adults fly from March to late May.
Food: Larva feed on oaks.
(Source: BugGuide)


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9 comments:

Lisa at Greenbow said...

It is the color of a fawn. What a handsome bug.

TexWisGirl said...

now that's a lion's mane!

Rambling Woods said...

In their own way I find moths are beautiful as butterflies

Christine said...

Beautiful detail, Marvin. And a beautiful specimen! Have a great weekend.

Crafty Green Poet said...

what a lovely moth, with that furry neck

Gary said...

Great close up and the same for the violet below!! Boom & Gary of the Vermilon River, Canada.

Willard said...

Beautiful photo, Marvin.

Leora said...

I don't think I've ever seen one like that... quite a bit of detail you captured.

Johnny Nutcase said...

whoa! this guy is beautiful! great find!