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Small Emperor Moth ♀

Saturnia pavonia

Description:

"The male has a wingspan of about 60 mm with brown and white forewings marked with red and orange fascia and a bold black and orange eye-spot. The hindwings are orange with a similar eye-spot. The female is larger (wingspan about 80 mm) but less brightly coloured than the male, being generally grey and white but has all wings marked with eye-spots similar to the male." wiki

Habitat:

Serra de Grândola

Notes:

found at night and in the next morning

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2 Comments

mendes.madalena
mendes.madalena 5 years ago

thank you Leuba! :)

Leuba Ridgway
Leuba Ridgway 5 years ago

Great photos and thanks for the video.

mendes.madalena
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mendes.madalena

Portugal

Spotted on Mar 27, 2015
Submitted on Apr 4, 2015

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