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Atlas Moth

Attacus taprobanis

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39 Comments (1–25)

outsidegirl0
outsidegirl0 6 years ago

lovely..

MIAH
MIAH 6 years ago

So bright and red !!!

Such a simetry!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Fun fact! Male silk moths are able to detect pheromones from a distance of 7 miles away! Scientists estimate they can "smell" the chemicals given off by female moths at a ratio of a few hundred among 25,000,000,000,000,000,000 molecules in a cubic centimeter of air.

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leah
leah 8 years ago

beautiful , great picture

Azura Firdaus W
Azura Firdaus W 8 years ago

wow amazing
wonderful colour!!!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

thank you Larry and Arvin !!

ArvinMemaphu
ArvinMemaphu 8 years ago

wow! my 1st time to see this kind of color. amazing atlas!

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 8 years ago

congrats!!!!!!!!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

@ Carol , Sumukha , William, thank you very much !!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

truly a great honor. thank you project noah & karen for selecting this image!!

williefromwi
williefromwi 8 years ago

Congrats Nuwan

Sumukha Javagal
Sumukha Javagal 8 years ago

Congrats Nuwan..!

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 8 years ago

Congratulations on this great honor. Wonderful moth!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Congratulations Nuwan, this awesome Atlas moth has been chosen to represent the Moths if India in the Project Noah blog! http://blog.projectnoah.org/

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

i will certainly do it. thank you Jacob !!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

You have quite an amazing collection of moths, Nuwan! Do you mind adding all of them to my mission, Moths of the World - National Moth Week? Thanks! Here is the link: http://www.projectnoah.org/missions/8841...

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Absolutely fantastic!!!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

thank you very much for the compliments Reiaze...!!

Reiaze
Reiaze 8 years ago

All your photos are incredible! Keep up the great work!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

thanks Neil :)

NeilDazet
NeilDazet 8 years ago

Wow! What a beautiful moth! Great spotting!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

thank you, achmmad & Tamir
my very first spotting in PN!

Tamir
Tamir 8 years ago

Thats an Amazing Moth. Ive never seen a Pink moth before. Truly a beautiful find.

achmmad
achmmad 8 years ago

Fantastic spotting! Have never seen the big and beauty moth like this one. I've only seen the brown color, but it was long time ago.

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

North Western Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jan 4, 2008
Submitted on Dec 29, 2011

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