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Reporter's notebook: Witchy wings

 

David Grieder

A specimen of Ascalaphus odoratus, the Black Witch Moth.

It's a bird, it's a butterfly, it's a bat - it's none of the above. It might be an omen of death or portent of good luck, depending on the circumstances. It's a Black Witch Moth.

That's the popular name for Ascalaphus odoratus, a seasonal sightin...



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