Ever seen one of these??

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jaharris1001
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Ever seen one of these??

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I came home from work and this little fellow was flying around in the front yard,, so ,,,of course I ran and got my camera,, he was there only for a fleeting moment,, images not sharpest,, but he was a beatuty nonetheless :D

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Ken Ramos
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Post by Ken Ramos »

That thing looks familar but I can recall ever seeing one that was blue with white spots and a red butt. Very patriotic though! 8)

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Post by beetleman »

WOW what colors :!: I believe it is some kind of moth. I have seen something close to this but not as colorful. Nice find.
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jaharris1001
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Post by jaharris1001 »

Thanks guys,, is it the 4th? :D rwb

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Post by beetleman »

I think I found an ID for you Jim...... Species Syntomeida epilais - Oleander Moth - Hodges#8284
http://bugguide.net/node/view/6488/bgimage
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jaharris1001
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Post by jaharris1001 »

that looks like a positive ID there,, thanks beetle :D

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