Moth

6919.         Even the dogs that will normally kill bugs stayed away from this one. Doesn’t seem to be able to fly, just crawls around slowly. Cudworth, SK. Canada

Number 6919. This is a moth in the family Erebidae, subfamily Arctiinae, whose wings failed to expand properly after it emerged from its cocoon. As it is a female, it may still be able to mate and lay eggs if a male finds her in time. Click here for an example.