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the dreaded flying brown 'iris borer'

Posted by mrtoad 7b NC (My Page) on
Tue, May 4, 10 at 17:05

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RE: the dreaded flying brown 'iris borer'

I've heard of them, but never seen them-I don't think. At least I know what to look for now.


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RE: the dreaded flying brown 'iris borer'

Aha! That's the culprit! Great shot- I never would have imagined that's what they grow up to be.
Renee


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RE: the dreaded flying brown 'iris borer'

Looks kind of innocent to be such a baddie. Great shot!
kay


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RE: the dreaded flying brown 'iris borer'

actually, that looks more like a yellow soldier beetle than an iris borer (a moth).


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RE: the dreaded flying brown 'iris borer'

Yeah, that's not the borer. The borer is a moth.

Here is a link that might be useful: Iris Borer Adult Moth Images


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RE: the dreaded flying brown 'iris borer'

just a bit of humor - moths are moths and borers are borers

mr toad


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