The emergence of an adult insect from a pupal case or an insect larva from an egg.
[French éclosion, from éclore, to open, from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *exclaudere, to shut out : Latin ex-, ex- + Latin claudere, to shut.]
Do you remember? ...
Mexican Agapema (Agapema anona dyari)
Do you remember? ... the moths of Marathon...
... the moths within Marathon Motel and its courtyard...
Vine Sphinx (Eumorpha vitis)
Do you remember? ... the moths of Marathon Basin's "Post" Park...
Western Poplar Sphinx (Pachysphinx occidentalis)
You don't remember the moths of the greater Big Bend Region?...
You don't recall? ...
Istar Sphinx, (Lintneria ista)
That doesn't bother you? That which is in your own state? Your own county?
Your own town? Your own ... backyard?
Fine. See you next winter.
For the rest of you, we'll be here when they are here.
Black-lighting for moths. Yes.., at night.
The State, of mind, of Far-West Texas.
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