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Insect and Spider Identification: Which is this blue-black moth?

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

November 15, 2013
9:36 AM

Post #9709572

It was on the Almond Tree a few days ago. See its antennae.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

November 15, 2013
7:29 PM

Post #9709961

It appears to be Nyctemera coleta, known as the marbled white spot or marbled white moth - http://www.flickr.com/photos/9643110@N08/5685944259

Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

March 6, 2014
10:55 PM

Post #9783608

Thanks Flap. I saw this as soon as you replied. It is the one.
An entry is to be created for this I suppose, to add to the BF?

Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

March 7, 2014
3:57 AM

Post #9783673

I believe so, or ask an administrator...
C_A_Ivy
Barling, AR
(Zone 7b)

March 7, 2014
7:56 AM

Post #9783859

Dina, a gorgeous moth and nice pic.
I have set up a BF page for Marbled White moth at http://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/go/7269/ . Just click on this link to add your moth image.

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