What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject: yellow moth
Location: martinsville indiana
July 24, 2017 6:05 am
i found this moth outside the birds were trying to kill it i put in my flowers to try to save it im in indiana is this from here never seen one before
Signature: mrs williams

Male Imperial Moth

Dear Mrs. Williams,
You rescued a male Imperial Moth from the birds, and for that reason, we are tagging your submission with the Bug Humanitarian Award.  According to BugGuide:  “wings yellow, variably spotted and shaded with pinkish, orangish, or purplish-brown; male more heavily marked than female, especially in the south.”  You can better understand that description by viewing a mating pair of Imperial Moths with the male in the lower position. 

Ty for info and the award its doing good where I put him hopefully he makes it

 

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What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Martinsville, Indiana

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