Xanthorhoe defensaria   (three photos)
Geometrid Moth

Xanthorhoe defensaria in
            Utah
This gorgeous thing was hanging out on the bricks at my home
in Taylorsville, UT.  Carol Davis 5-11-2015

brown striped moth

This beautiful mid-sized moth was resting on the trunk of a tree by some Russian olive trees
 on Antelope Island.  Carol Davis, 5-31-2009


moth
According to Bugguide.net, this moth feeds on Begonia flowers and bramble. It was
just hanging out at my porch light in Taylorsville, Utah. As you can tell from
the three photos, these can differ at lot in color.  Carol Davis 6-10-2008

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