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« Reply #25 on: 07/07/2007 08:17:10 »
By The way Beautiful Moth very cool looking fellow!

Also here is a wiki write up!

 link!http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Citheronia_regalis
 

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« Reply #26 on: 07/07/2007 09:34:17 »
Along the same moth line, does anyone know the name of the moth found here..







Found one just like it at work today, quite large and no-one knew too much about it.

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Theresa


Ahhh you scared the hell outta me!!! Wahh its UGLY!!
 

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« Reply #27 on: 07/07/2007 14:14:40 »
It looks so fake
 

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« Reply #28 on: 07/07/2007 14:15:31 »
not ugly though, pretty orange!
 

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« Reply #29 on: 07/07/2007 16:29:30 »
Theresa - how big is that moth?
 

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« Reply #30 on: 07/07/2007 18:39:28 »
:Hickory" Horned Devil, otherwise known as the Royal Walnut Moth (aka the Regal Moth) Is cool looking eh Doc! nice close up shot of him Theresa!
 

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« Reply #31 on: 07/07/2007 20:37:21 »
Thank you VERY much!
 

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« Reply #32 on: 07/07/2007 21:03:33 »
They are fabulous pics.
 

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« Reply #33 on: 07/07/2007 21:32:13 »
This moth was about 2.5 inches across.  The body was about an inch and a half in length and as big around as my index finger.  I have never seen one like him.  Pretty cool.
 

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« Reply #34 on: 07/07/2007 22:09:14 »
Not having seen your index finger...
 

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« Reply #35 on: 08/07/2007 06:25:14 »
even if you haven't seen her index finger... that's big for a moth! ick!
 

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« Reply #36 on: 08/07/2007 06:40:09 »
I think he is an outstanding specimen he looks marvelous!
 

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« Reply #37 on: 08/07/2007 10:18:50 »
even if you haven't seen her index finger... that's big for a moth! ick!

She could be a midget
 

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« Reply #38 on: 08/07/2007 11:01:14 »
HEE HEE A midget Moth! LOL
 

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« Reply #40 on: 08/07/2007 15:29:43 »
LOL Like pipe cleaner etc. LOL!
 

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« Reply #41 on: 08/07/2007 17:13:16 »
wow awsome colors for a moth
 

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« Reply #42 on: 09/07/2007 02:34:14 »
wow awsome colors for a moth


Quite nice don't you think!
 

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« Reply #43 on: 10/07/2007 23:04:27 »
Moths defiantly outshine  butterfly's in the beauty stakes. you would think it would be the other way round since moths are active during the night when there colours cant be seen.
 

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« Reply #44 on: 11/07/2007 07:06:56 »
Micky - that's worthy of a new topic, don't you think?
 

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« Reply #45 on: 11/07/2007 15:49:49 »
yes Doc it Certainly does. :)
 

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« Reply #46 on: 15/07/2007 10:47:49 »
Hi, From memory, the Cinnabar and the Burnet moth both have cyanide based bloodstreams. Which is one of the reasons you do not find much eating them.  [xx(]
 

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« Reply #47 on: 15/07/2007 11:41:26 »
Hi, From memory, the Cinnabar and the Burnet moth both have cyanide based bloodstreams. Which is one of the reasons you do not find much eating them.  [xx(]

Sod that for a game of soldiers!
 

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« Reply #48 on: 18/07/2007 23:21:32 »
OOOH could that hurt an infant if they ate one or mangled one in their mouth.. I remember when Neil's little James got hold of a old moth and gave him a little gum joy! Obviously that moth was not poison or he didn't get enough to hurt him.. So what other moths may be poison?
 

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« Reply #49 on: 19/07/2007 18:37:44 »
...So what other moths may be poison?

Any that happened across my ex-wife's cooking  [:-[]
 

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