“Swordsman Dart” by rhoing

“Swordsman Dart”

Spotted in the mulch by our front door at 8 a.m.

ID’ed as “Agrotis gladiaria” or “Swordsman Dart”:
» at BAMONA, https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/sighting_details/1148834
» at BugGuide, https://bugguide.net/node/view/1465978

Species pages:
» BAMONA, https://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Agrotis-gladiaria
» BugGuide, https://bugguide.net/node/view/9845

1 year ago (“Debate-watching rules”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2016-10-09
2 years ago (“Steve & Jenny”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2015-10-09
3 years ago (“A more traditional shot”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2014-10-09
4 years ago (“Yellow-collared Scape Moth”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2013-10-09
5 years ago (“Illiteracy problem?”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2012-10-09
6 years ago (“Darkness and light”): http://365project.org/rhoing/365/2011-10-09

[ IMG_9015S80x68tm :: f/29 :: 1.3" :: ISO-200 :: 60mm :: tripod ]
You are good at identifying moths! It looks just like a piece of bark here!
November 10th, 2017  
@maggiemae I'm respectable at photographing moths. Then I get help: http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/
November 11th, 2017  
Great find!
November 11th, 2017  
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