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Io Moth (Male)

Automeris io

Description:

Family: Saturniidae, Subfamily: Hemileucinae. Wingspan: 50-80 mm. Sexually dimorphic. Male. Forewing is yellow. Yellow Hindwing has a red streak along inner margin and large blue eyspots boldy outlined in black. Hosts: Deciduous trees. Adult do not have mouthparts.

Habitat:

Comes from woodlands. Came to light.


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1 Comment

Maria dB
Maria dB 4 years ago

very nice!

Carol Snow Milne
Spotted by
Carol Snow Milne

Pennsylvania, USA

Lat: 40.84, Long: -75.64

Spotted on Jul 1, 2014
Submitted on Jul 2, 2014

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