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To be creeped out by this insect?

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Ihateigglepiggle Wed 12-Aug-15 17:10:06

What on earth is this? It's been on my front door all day. I'd love to know what it is and what I should do? I'm a wimp so not into touching it.

BoredAdminGirl Wed 12-Aug-15 17:11:09

Some kind of moth/catterpillar

anonymice Wed 12-Aug-15 17:11:19

It's just a moff, isn't it? Ignore it and it will go away....

ginmakesitallok Wed 12-Aug-15 17:11:20

Isn't it 2 shagging moths?

CantWorkItOut22 Wed 12-Aug-15 17:11:46

That's a moth surely? Having a kip while its bright and hot. I bet he'll be off later and you'll never see him again.

LeChien Wed 12-Aug-15 17:11:55

Isn't it two moths together?

anonymice Wed 12-Aug-15 17:12:57

ooh yes, two bonking moffs. Still, ignore them, I feel. They will fly away at dusk.

Ihateigglepiggle Wed 12-Aug-15 17:16:49

If it is two months, they've been having a great time all day then.

I'm not sure it is though because the 'wing' bits seem to come right up over the head.

At first I thought it was a slug, but the moth-lovers idea is in the lead now.

BarbarianMum Wed 12-Aug-15 17:17:16

Prize goes to gin Two moths shagging. Best just to let them get on with it.

Notasinglefuckwasgiven Wed 12-Aug-15 17:18:58

Bom-chikka-wow-wow moths grin

Charley50 Wed 12-Aug-15 17:42:34

A double-ended moth.

SugarOnTop Wed 12-Aug-15 18:59:30

google Hawkmoth, they are huge and so beautiful i think. never knew moths existed in that size until i saw one sat on the lampshade enjoying my company! grin

EponasWildDaughter Wed 12-Aug-15 19:10:21

I love moths! grin

Moths a'mating. Smaller one is pointing down. That'll be the male wont it?

SycamoreMum Wed 12-Aug-15 19:15:17

I'll swap your moth creature (which I am absolutely terrified of by the way) for the False Widow Spider growing in my window pane. hmm

Ihateigglepiggle Wed 12-Aug-15 19:55:15

You were all right. The one on the bottom is gone now and its partner looks more like a moth now they aren't attached.

I don't know what a false widow spider is, but it sounds terrifying. So, thanks but I'll pass on the swap.

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