Crap or Moth?
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ONE OF THESE is Red-eyed Vireo poop, dropped onto the left leg of my well-worn Carhartts just a few hours ago at my home here in Montpelier, Vermont. Another is an actual moth called Eudryas granta (Beautiful Wood Nymph), which visited my UV light here two nights ago.
I report; you decide.
The moth is prettier, the poop on your pants looks like crap.
Can’t argue with that, Sandra! 🙂
Speaking of mimics, I have Great Swallowtail butterflies whose eggs are laid end on my Gas Plant. When they hatch the caterpillars look just like bird turds. Kit Hood
Yep, that’s not unusual — early instars looking like poop, but not later instars.
I just want to know how long it took you to get a Red-eyed Vireo to poop on your leg.
Not long at all. I just sat in the “right” place. 🙂 Nice to hear from you, Ann!