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IO Moth, female

Automeris io

Description:

Female is bronzy-gray to purplish pink with large "owl" eyes on yellow for the underwing. Host: Deciduous trees, shrubs and plants including clover, corn, maple, oak, willow and redbud.

Habitat:

Woodland

Notes:

I reared the io moth the year before and this was the first female to eclose.

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1 Comment

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wonderful!!!

DianePlatcoBrooks
Spotted by
DianePlatcoBrooks

Corning, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jun 4, 2011
Submitted on Dec 25, 2012

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