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io moth ova

Automeris io ova

Description:

io ova, as found on a redbud leaf after a rain. The little black spot represents the entry place of the sperm into the ova, and is diagnostic for io.

Habitat:

Woodland

Notes:

io moth ova found on redbud.

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2 Comments

DianePlatcoBrooks
DianePlatcoBrooks 8 years ago

Oh really Lauren ! They are a favotite moth of mine.

LaurenZarate
LaurenZarate 8 years ago

That is so neat to know! We have lots of Io moths here in Chiapas Mexico as well.

DianePlatcoBrooks
Spotted by
DianePlatcoBrooks

Corning, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 2, 2009
Submitted on Nov 19, 2012

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