Creamy Color Moth

I first spotted this creamy color moth on my orange wallflower digging deep for nectar. I was not sure what it was, but it was flapping frivolously and caught my attention.


I believe it is a moth of some sorts, as the body was thicker and the head was larger than a normal butterfly or a skipper.  The beautiful upper wings have some dots and patches of light brown on them.

I've tried to Google it and looked through many websites for its identification, but couldn't find anything that looked close to this moth. In any case, it is my jackpot and I enjoy finding it.

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13 comments:

TexWisGirl October 12, 2013 9:37 am  

i like his green eyes. :)

Karen October 12, 2013 10:13 am  

That's one determined moth!

Snap October 12, 2013 10:17 am  

wow ... definitely after his dinner!

Pat October 12, 2013 10:33 am  

Nice captures of this unidentified moth.

acreativeharbor.com October 12, 2013 10:37 am  

Pretty shots of nature's gems ~ carol ^_^ (A Creative Harbor)

rainfield61 October 12, 2013 10:56 am  

So I see also triple red hot 7's.

retriever October 12, 2013 11:00 am  

Beautifull pics
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Poetic Shutterbug October 12, 2013 2:52 pm  

What a beauty with those gorgeous markings.

Gunilla Bäck October 12, 2013 3:25 pm  

A pretty moth. I like the green eyes.

eileeninmd October 12, 2013 6:50 pm  

Cool looking moth, love the closeup! Happy weekend!

betchai October 12, 2013 9:48 pm  

it indeed is your jackpot, am glad you are enjoying it

Saun October 13, 2013 9:51 am  

I believe it is a Hummingbird Moth I seen one a few weeks back and took its picture. I googled it and that's what it said it was. Check it out on google

Icy BC October 14, 2013 7:58 am  

Hi Saun,
I looked up Hummingbird Moth, but can't find anything similar looking to this creamy moth. Maybe it is a different species?

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