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Hummingbird Imposters

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Look! It's a hummingbird! No, it's an insect! Well, which is it? More

Io Moth

Photo of a male Io Moth
Automeris io
The wings of males are usually yellow; those of females reddish-brown. When prodded, this moth parts its forewings to reveal hindwings with huge eyespots. More

Isabella Tiger Moth (Woolly Bear; Woolly Worm)

Photo of an Isabella Tiger Moth
Pyrrharctia isabella
Not many people know the adult Isabella tiger moth when they see one, but we’re all acquainted with its caterpillar, the “woolly worm”! More

Isabella Tiger Moth Caterpillar (Woolly Worm; Woolly Bear)

Photo of an Isabella Tiger Moth caterpillar or Woolly Worm
Whether you call it a "woolly worm" or a "woolly bear," the caterpillar of the Isabella tiger moth is better known than the winged adult. More

Leaf-Folder Moths

Photo of a Leaf-folder Moth
Desmia spp.
There are 10 species of leaf-folder moths in North America, and even specialists must labor to separate them. More

Luna Moth

Luna moth More