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What Is It?

10/25/2017 12:27 PM

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Re: What Is It?

10/25/2017 12:49 PM

That's a Creatonotos gangis moth.

The fuzzy protuberances are scent glands.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creatonotos_gangis

Nasty looking little guy, innit?

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10/25/2017 7:45 PM

So, this guy is a real chick magnet then.

It seems that the photo isn't from SE's house (he never said it was), but from Australia and Asia which makes me feel better.

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10/26/2017 10:11 AM

Whew, What a relief. I was afraid those things had something to do with reproduction.

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10/26/2017 12:28 PM

Yes it feeds on green plants and small children.

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10/25/2017 12:57 PM

What have you been cooking up in your kitchen to do that to a poor little moth?

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10/25/2017 2:03 PM

I'd like to see that thing get off the ground. I'm no aerospace engineer, but those wings don't look up to the job.

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10/25/2017 2:06 PM

neither does a bumble bee,... but they do...

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10/25/2017 8:09 PM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9_hVVRw8cOA

The wings fan the air downward.

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10/26/2017 10:14 AM

That's awesome, thank you.

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10/26/2017 12:29 PM

It was a mystery for the longest time... until the advancement in fast frame camera technology.

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10/25/2017 2:08 PM

Those are the biggest hemorrhoids I've ever seen on a bug!

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10/25/2017 2:16 PM

Fishing lure?

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10/25/2017 2:17 PM

I have never seen anything like that before. Nasty looking beast. Is that something that you took a picture of, something that is flying around in Florida?

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10/25/2017 2:34 PM

Any strange bugs here are immediately eaten by Psychedelic Toads....

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10/25/2017 3:24 PM

Make it go away!!!
That toad is freaking me out, man.

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10/26/2017 12:48 PM

The alt right partying with the alt left.

Psychedelic Pepe!

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10/25/2017 3:04 PM

Are you sure that didn't just fall out of your tackle box?

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10/25/2017 5:35 PM

I was going to claim a PhotoShop job . . . . .

. . . . one crazy looking bug.

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10/25/2017 6:15 PM

Nice rack!

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