what is it

Shirley L. Carpenter September 14, 2008

another pic of it #998396

Shirley L. Carpenter September 14, 2008

Thanks for looking... #6453392

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 14, 2008

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

Karen Engelbreth September 14, 2008

Great find and macro shot, Shirley! #6453663

Bonnie C. Lackey September 14, 2008

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 September 14, 2008

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 level-classic September 14, 2008

yep, hummingbird moth, Shirley
We have lots of them in my garden
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Carol Sawyer September 14, 2008

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

Lorraine A. Cook September 14, 2008

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 level-classic September 14, 2008

Terrific action capture Shirley! #6454453

JO ANN CLEVELAND September 14, 2008

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 September 14, 2008

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 level-addict September 15, 2008

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

Shirley L. Carpenter September 15, 2008

Thanks Stefania!!! #6457298

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 16, 2008

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

Shirley L. Carpenter November 06, 2008

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 September 14, 2008


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