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Milpitas, CA
SoulReaver009
Jun 14, 2020 11:46 AM CST
So I noticed this moth last night (10PM - 11Pm) and it was just "inspecting" my rose seedlings.

Probably harmless. But just wanted to ask. I had my veggies in pots next to my rose seedlings, but this moth just wanted to crawl on the roses. I've seen this kind of moth before, but for some reason, this time it looked a lot more elegant.
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DaisyI
Jun 14, 2020 1:10 PM CST
Eee-gads! Its Mothra! The only chance you have is to go find Godzilla! Quick! Rolling on the floor laughing

Sorry, couldn't help myself.
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NMoasis
Jun 14, 2020 2:38 PM CST
Everything's going to be fine, SoulReaver. Moths fly at night and most visit lots of plants. I couldn't find one with those markings in my moth book, but the photos are very blurry. If you're concerned, just keep watch for eggs on leaves. Moths don't damage plants, their larva do.
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Milpitas, CA
SoulReaver009
Jun 15, 2020 1:53 PM CST
Haha I figured.
Lol DaisyI

You never know, right?

Well at least I don't, yet.

I have a video but it doesn't sound like it needs further identification.

Thank you all, again.

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