Saturday, June 06, 2009

I finally got around to identifying that interesting flying thing I saw a while back:

It's an Eight-Spotted Forester Moth, Alypia octomaculata. As a caterpillar it eats grape leaves and Virginia creeper, both of which we have handy around Beechwood.


Little Dickens Designs said...

Beautiful moth!

Marnie said...

Yes, isn't it? Thanks for stopping by!