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Small Bird-dropping Moth.jpg
Small Bird-dropping Moth (Ponometia erastrioides: Noctuidae) Wingspan 1.5-2.0 cm (0.6-0.8 in).
Habitat
Davis Mountains, juniper/oak woodlands interspersed with montane grasslands and desert scrub at 1,528 m (5,013 ft) elevation.
Location
Davis Mountains State Park, Fort Davis, Jeff Davis County, Texas, USA.
Date taken
September 2021
Scientific name
Ponometia erastrioides
Equipment used
Canon
I guess its name is due to a certain resemblance, excellent capture of this odd moth, Stanley, love it, many tfs!!
 
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OMG!!! What a name this moth has been given!!!

A fabulous picture this Stanley - many thanks for letting us see it my friend.
 

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Category
Butterflies & Moths
Added by
Stanley Jones
Date added
View count
191
Comment count
3

Image metadata

Device
Canon Canon EOS R5
Aperture
ƒ/7.1
Focal length
500.0 mm
Exposure time
1/500 second(s)
ISO
400
Filename
Small Bird-dropping Moth (Ponometia erastrioides:Noctuidae) WS 1.6-2.0 cm. Davis Mtns SP.jpg
File size
592.3 KB
Date taken
Thu, 16 September 2021 4:24 AM
Dimensions
939px x 1024px

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