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Io Moth (male)

Automeris io

Description:

One of the most beautiful moths in North America, the Io Moth is an amazing blend of yellows, reds, browns, and blues!

Notes:

Mothapalooza 2014—Brookside Haven


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8 Comments

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 4 years ago

Thank you very much Lizzy, James, and Chris!

chris17
chris17 4 years ago

Wow! What beautiful colors this guy has

James McNair
James McNair 4 years ago

I love these moths. Anyone else see ET's face peeking from behind the wings? LOL

Annelies
Annelies 4 years ago

It looks so fuzzy! What a beautiful critter :)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 4 years ago

Thank you very much, Kathleen! I was elated to see this at Mothapalooza!

I would love to see this one!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 4 years ago

Thank you so much, António! I was so glad to see this one, especially with the eyespots displayed!

These ones are simply gorgeous J,super spotting,congrats and thanks for sharing

Ohio, USA

Lat: 39.57, Long: -82.04

Spotted on Jun 27, 2014
Submitted on Jul 1, 2014

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