Posted 30 July 2004 - 12:40 PM
This post has been edited by StonedBrittania: 30 July 2004 - 12:42 PM
Posted 29 December 2012 - 04:25 PM
but the OP moth is a cracker
The Venezuelan Poodle Moth
"The moth was spotted in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela’s Canaima National Park several years ago. While it’s hard to get a sense of scale from the picture, the moth is small at a mere 28-38 mm (a little more than an inch) and feeds on herbaceous plants.
With over 11,000 species of moth in the Arctiidae family, classifying the furry moth has proven difficult. It has drawn comparisons to a muslin moth, but its exact classification remains unknown."
eta: where's the wildlife thread? Just couldn't find it
This post has been edited by GreenFloyd: 29 December 2012 - 04:28 PM
Posted 29 December 2012 - 05:28 PM
“It is a bit embarrassing to have been concerned with the human problem all one's life and find at the end that one has no more to offer by way of advice than 'try to be a little kinder”