1.5″ Moth

Wood Leopard Moth (Zeuzera pyrina). Introduced to North America sometime prior to 1879 from Europe. First I’ve come across.
The larvae can be a pest to fruit trees. But blue legs to die for here on the imago.

3 Responses to “1.5″ Moth”


  1. 1 Chuck McAlexander June 11, 2022 at 12:28 pm

    Beautiful bug with a great set of legs. What does the adult eat?

  2. 3 Karl June 13, 2022 at 8:35 am

    Wow, very stylish! Rather beautiful, even. Ellen will love it, pesky larvae notwithstanding.


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