Brahmaea hearseyi is a large moth with a wingspan up to 20cm. This species is found in Southeast Asia. It's large and blunt wings display a complex range of patterns - stripes, waves, circular, dots. Colors from black to different shades of brown. Have a furry light brown antennae.
Prefer montane forests of Kundasang, Sabah, Malaysia.
Spotting number 190 and my first SOTD. One of the bizzare large moths that show up here. One of these photographs are taken by my dad. Thanks Shubhalaxmi Vaylure for the identification. >>>Map accuracy : 10m diameter.
Lat: 5.96, Long: 116.60
Spotted on Dec 13, 2009
Submitted on Sep 12, 2012
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