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Io Moth

Automeris io

Description:

Large moth (50-80mm) that is mustard yellow, with giant blue eyespots on the bottom wings. Hind wings have red streak along inner margin. Scallop pattern noted on the top wings, with brown spots.

Habitat:

Attracted to moth sheet on my porch.

Notes:

This is a male. Females are more greyish to purple pink with yellow and blue eyespots.

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1 Comment

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 3 years ago

amazing features!! gj!

MelindaKiser
Spotted by
MelindaKiser

Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 14, 2017
Submitted on Jul 15, 2017

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