what is it

Shirley L. Carpenter 9/14/2008 10:05:05 AM

another pic of it #998396

Shirley L. Carpenter 9/14/2008 10:09:45 AM

Thanks for looking... #6453392

Carolyn M. Fletcher 9/14/2008 11:26:18 AM

I don't know and I don't want to know! I just don't want it on me!! LOL #6453662

Karen Engelbreth 9/14/2008 11:26:43 AM

Great find and macro shot, Shirley! #6453663

Bonnie C. Lackey 9/14/2008 11:45:17 AM

It's a hummingbird moth, Shirley. Won't hurt you! If you look closely at one, it's body looks so soft and silky. #6453726

George L. Stanley 9/14/2008 11:54:00 AM

Hi Shirly, nice capture, its a hummingbird moth, below is a link to some more great pics of these awsome creatures. George

http://72.41.49.149/page5b.html #6453740

William C. Raco 9/14/2008 12:30:09 PM

yep, hummingbird moth, Shirley
We have lots of them in my garden
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Carol Sawyer 9/14/2008 1:41:28 PM

Fantastic find and capture, Shirley!! I have never seen one before! #6453993

Lorraine A. Cook 9/14/2008 2:15:11 PM

http://www.whatsthatbug.com/

Above is a site that has A LOT of insect photos and may help identify this 'critter', Shirley!!

Never heard nor seen a hummingbird moth...but it looks better than my cicada killer wasps!(LOL)<:)) #6454082

Claudia Kuhn 9/14/2008 4:32:22 PM

Terrific action capture Shirley! #6454453

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/14/2008 5:45:04 PM

Yep, Hummingbird moth, and that thing coming out of it's mouth is what they dip deep in a flower and get "whatever they get"! lol Some long tongue or sipper, huh?

Nice capture girl

jo ann c.

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Shirley L. Carpenter 9/14/2008 7:34:35 PM

Thanks for the great comments and response..Now I know what it is... It came in the spring and it was the only one.. must of got lost..Tomorrow a strange looking dragon fly!!! Thanks again!! #6454955

Stefania Barbier 9/15/2008 12:28:41 AM

no idea what it is... great capture! #6455581

Shirley L. Carpenter 9/15/2008 8:41:48 AM

Thanks Stefania!!! #6457298

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 9/16/2008 1:44:35 PM

It started out as a tomato worm, Shirley!!! You got a great shot of it!!!!! ♫ :-) k #6463032

Shirley L. Carpenter 11/6/2008 9:59:38 AM

Thanks!! #6716518

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Description

I think it might be some kind of a moth??? Ugly!! Big body, small wings..and that thing coming out of its face..Hand held..

Exif: Model: HP psc1400

Uploaded on 9/14/2008 9:59:15 AM



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