Bessemer, Jefferson County, Alabama, USA February 2, 2013 Size: 0.25 inch
This looks very much like a moth, but it doesn't appear to have any wings! It's hanging out on the wall of my house. I haven't detected any movement by it, so I suppose it could have died and had its wings eaten off of it. But I don't see an obvious place where they would have attached.
Contributed by Derek Hauffe on 2 February, 2013 - 1:35pm Last updated 17 December, 2015 - 4:25pm
Disclaimer: Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office.