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Strange Green Moth - Feralia jocosa

Strange Green Moth - Feralia jocosa
Martinsville, Somerset County, New Jersey, USA
April 10, 2014
Size: 1.5 to 2.5 inches
I found this on the outside of a screened in porch. I've never seen a moth like this before and am curious as to what it is. Through some research, I think it may be a "Feralia deceptiva" but I'm not sure. I'm also wondering if it's rare to be spotted in NJ.

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just a thought
It might be something like Feralia jocosa - The Joker - Hodges #10005, which is more likely to be found in your area in April.

FW olive green (rarely tawny brown) ● AM & PM black erratic lines, doubled and filled with white ● Orbicular and reniform spots are prominent, white with green filling and partially ringed with black ● Fringes are checkered green, black and white ..


 
Thanks Marcia!
That looks exactly like it! Thank you very much!
I wish I had known about this site a few years ago when I found a light green (almost pistachio) moth that was about 4+ inches long on the outside of my house. It was amazingly creepy, but very cool looking! I still wonder what that one was, but if didn't get a picture and I haven't seen anything close to it since...

Green Marvel Possibly?
http://bugguide.net/node/view/786307

 
More furry?
Thanks Mike! It looks a little bit more furry than the green marvel, but if don't know if that matters.

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