Another beautiful moth I found in our backyard: Army Green Moth or the Oleander Hawk-moth. Also known as Daphis Nerii.
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Beware: Slug Moth Caterpillar.
I had been a victim of this slug caterpillar for several times now. The last time I got stung, the mark left by the bruise it caused in my left arm is visible up to now. Its’ sting is really, … Continue reading
It was late in the afternoon when I found this moth, so I assumed it is a night-flying moth and belongs to the Noctuidae family. It’s more or less three centimeters in length and the body is in yellow-orange color … Continue reading
Alas! An Atlas.
It gives me such pleasure whenever a nephew of mine excitedly run to me and report that they have found an insect. I’d like to think that somehow I have influenced them to appreciate and love this kind of species, … Continue reading
A Hairstreak Butterfly.
Another rare find for me – a hairstreak butterfly; I don’t remember seeing this small butterfly before. Its’ wingspan is more or less 25mm and the upper wing side is dark brown in color, but I’m not sure if it … Continue reading
Here’s another day-flying moth I found the other day. Judging by the look of it’s back I’m guessing this one belongs to the Arctiidae family of genus Ctenucha. I’m using scientific names here so it would seem I know what … Continue reading
Made Most Delighted By A Moth.
Yesterday as I delight to the shining sun and the terribly missed blue sky, I spotted another spots. But this time it’s a moth and it’s the first time I’ve seen such kind. She wouldn’t keep still at first, so … Continue reading
Moth: Some Kind Of.
Hundreds of this creature takes refuge in our backyard for quite some time now. And I’ve been searching the worldwide web, unsuccessfully, trying to find what kind of insect are they or what they are called specifically. The stretched wings … Continue reading
Blazing Red Eyes.
Butterflies and moths are one of the most well known insects. Although both are of Lepidopteran species, they have several differences that can be easily recognize. For one, butterflies are bright and colorful while moths possess a dull color. I … Continue reading