Insect and Bug ID forum: Here is another bug ID

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Name: Toni Melvin
Sherwood Oregon (Zone 8a)
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Toni
Mar 18, 2015 7:59 PM CST

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We were wondering what this beautiful creature is ....?

Toni
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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Zencat
Mar 18, 2015 8:06 PM CST
A Silk Moth is my guess.
Name: Toni Melvin
Sherwood Oregon (Zone 8a)
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Toni
Mar 18, 2015 8:39 PM CST
Thank You! Zencat. That sure is it. I googled silk moth and there it was. I am grateful you directed me as to what to search for.
Toni
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Name: Celia
West Valley City, Utah (Zone 7a)
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Irises Garden Photography I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Butterflies Birds
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Zencat
Mar 18, 2015 9:23 PM CST
Toni, glad I could help. They're a lovely moth.
Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Mar 21, 2015 11:10 AM CST
There sure are some pretty moths out there, and that's one of them. Smiling
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Mar 21, 2015 1:03 PM CST
More specifically, a Ceanothus Silkmoth - Hyalophora euryalus .. a male

http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Hyalophora-euryal...

http://waynesword.palomar.edu/redmit2a.htm

Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Mar 21, 2015 3:44 PM CST
There you are Janet. Hurray!
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Mar 21, 2015 4:28 PM CST
Hello Christine. nodding
Name: Christine
North East Texas (Zone 7b)
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wildflowers
Mar 21, 2015 5:18 PM CST
Hello Janet. Welcome! wavy hand!
May your life be like a wildflower, growing freely in the beauty and joy of each day --Native American Proverb

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