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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: Moth Identificaion?

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GroundUp
Port Saint Lucie, FL
(Zone 9b)

March 13, 2006
3:26 PM

Post #2109571

Can anyone identify this moth please? The stripes on the flag are about 4 1/2". Thanks, John.



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Turtle_35206
Cordele, GA

March 13, 2006
11:39 PM

Post #2110666

I think that the common name might be Black Witch. We had one in our garage in SW Georgia and when I keyed it out that is what I came up with. They are huge and migratory from South America.

Beth
GroundUp
Port Saint Lucie, FL
(Zone 9b)

March 14, 2006
12:09 PM

Post #2111594

Thank You. I believe you are right on. At first I thought it was a bat.
DonnaB
Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

March 15, 2006
3:25 AM

Post #2113570

if a web site come up on your search out of Texas. Make a report of it. They are only usually seen over our way after Hurricanes and tropical storms. The winds this last week have been almost as bad lol. I had one after Ivan. I even had a Zebra Longwing last week. My very first one ever

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