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Mouse moth? - Coloradia pandora - female

Mouse moth? - Coloradia pandora - Female
Kelseyville, Lake County, California, USA
November 11, 2013
It was still alive in this photo but barely moving. It is fairly large, maybe 2 inches long and it has bright yellow antennae. It also appears to have an egg sack hanging from it.

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Mystery Solved
Man, you guys were fast. Thanks for solving the mystery. A friend posted this picture taken from a hike the other day and it had everyone on facebook stumped.

 
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well its a newly emerged
Pandora pinemoth, (I think), if not a very close relation.. looks injured or just messed up, which sometimes happens unfortunately,..it has not inflated its wings, and altogether is a sad sight..altho it may of warmed up and managed to inflate them.. you can learn about them here http://bugguide.net/node/view/214245/bgpageclick the link then on info tab.

Looks like a Coloradia
that does not yet have its wings fully expanded

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