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Pink Moths

Not really an article, just a group of quasi-similar images for easier future IDs
Feel free to suggest additions to this page which you think will help.





Lythrodes venatus

Another, forgot to comment earlier

Another with pink, fyi
Hyalorista taeniolalis

Yellow and Pink Moths
One summer when I was a kid, my screen porch was covered in hundreds of pink and yellow moths for a few days. I was amazed that there was such a thing. I had never seen them before and have never seen one since. They looked like the pink prominent moth, I remember they had fuzzy legs. But I doubt that is what they were since those are apparently rare. I guess I'll never know what kind they were, since I never thought to take a picture.

A useful concept
I think it would be better placed in the Photo Fous Groups Forum under a general title such as

Moths by colour/pattern.

Most of the 11,000+ NA moths are a rather drab brown/gray, here we present the relatively few that diverge from the norm.

1] Strikingly colored
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2] Unusual shapes
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3] Green

etc. etc.

 
Interesting, we hadn't thought of that
We hadn't actually looked at Photo focus groups anytime recently. We had thought of that as a discussion place for interested photographers to get together and talk about focusing on capturing images of a specific group of insects for the guide. We hadn't realized that there are what we think of as articles there!

We deliberately broke this into separate pages because those with dial up have a hard time loading pages with a large number of images. We wanted something that loads quickly for folks. (Although we must confess that we really made these for ourselves for quick ID of images posted to BugGuide because we are forever forgetting names!)

We guess we'll wait to see what happens with Articles and FAQ on BugGuide 2.0 We would like to see this end up on a page of questions such as "I have seen a pink moth. What might it be?" But we're happy to move this wherever people think is most appropriate

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