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Wound Up

I took this photograph of an “exposed bird-dropping moth” today.  I found the coiled up proboscis to be kind of charming.  You do not see them in that position very often.  

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A Moth That Looks Like a …

This is called the “exposed bird dropping moth”, or Tarache aprica.  It can be differentiated from the “delightful bird dropping moth”, T. delecta, because it looks a little less delightfully like a bird dropping than delecta does. They say you are … Continue reading


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