Colorful Moths – National Moth Week in July

I just found out that it was “National Moth Week” this week and decided to celebrate by posting some of the moths that I have photographed in Ohio and Pennsylvania.

For more information about National Moth Week, click here

 

The Regal Moth, Citheronia regalis

The Regal Moth, Citheronia regalis

 

The Ailanthus webworm moth, Atteva aurea

The Ailanthus webworm moth, Atteva aurea

 

The Rosy Maple Moth, Dryocampa rubicunda

The Rosy Maple Moth, Dryocampa rubicunda

 

Sooty-winged Julianalis Moth, Chalcoela iphitalis

Sooty-winged Julianalis Moth, Chalcoela iphitalis

 

The Beautiful Wood Nymph Moth, Eudryas grata

The Beautiful Wood Nymph Moth, Eudryas grata

 

The Great Leopard Moth, Hypercompe scribonia

The Great Leopard Moth, Hypercompe scribonia

 

Eight Spotted Forester Moth - Alypia octomaculata

Eight Spotted Forester Moth – Alypia octomaculata

 

The Giant Silk Moth, Antheraea polyphemus

The Giant Silk Moth, Antheraea polyphemus

 

The Hummingbird Clearwing Moth, Hemaris thysbe

The Hummingbird Clearwing Moth, Hemaris thysbe

Macaria promiscuata

Macaria promiscuata

 

Catalpa Sphinx moth, Ceratomia catalpae

Catalpa Sphinx moth, Ceratomia catalpae

 

The Hickory Tussock Moth, Lophocampa caryae

The Hickory Tussock Moth, Lophocampa caryae

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