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    Found this on my porch



    Any idea what kind of moth it is?

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    Nope... i know some types of moths, but not this... sorry.
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    Do you have a pic of the underside? It almost looks like a type of cicada with those wings. Not that I know anything about insects.

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    Looks like Zeuzera pyrina, the Leopard Moth.
    a non-native, invasive species..sounds like its quite rare!

    http://www.forestpests.org/borers/leopardmoth.html

    (No I didnt know any of that, Google told me!

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    Cute little fella. I like all the fluff.


    I agree with Scott on the ID.
    -Joel from Southern California


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    I like moth photos. :-)

    There is a web site called What is that Bug...or something like that. I have IDed a lot of bugs there.
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    Leopard moth? Rare? I'd hate to say where this moth is right now...

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