Is this a type of Puss Moth?
Location: Central Florida
October 29, 2010 9:10 pm
This gorgeous little guy was on the door post of our garage on October 8. We live in Central Florida. I’m not sure what type of moth it is, but the hairy legs made me wonder if it’s a puss moth? Thanks for any help you can provide!
Signature: Pamela

Pearly Wood Nymph

Hi Pamela,
Your moth is a Pearly Wood Nymph,
Eudryas unio, and people often write in to us requesting the identification of the bird poop moth because it really does seem to resemble bird droppings.

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