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An absolutely gorgeous female Io moth, sexed by the rosy reddish forewings.
Mothapalooza 2014—Dock 3
A belated thank you outsidegirl0!
beautiful moth+clear picture=amazing shot!!!! :)
Hello iness1, it is a female moth, Automeris io.
Hello aroa1, males are bright yellow, while females are reddish-pink. Here is a male I saw:http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/427...
Thank you very much, Maria and Sergio!
Great spotting, Jacob - congratulations!
Thank you so much Chief and Sckel! :-)
very nice, congratulations
Congratulations Jacob on SOTD!
Thank you very much Rob, Reza, Jill, and Mark!
Great find J. Congrats.
congratulations Jacob on SOTD
Yay for J, Congrats on the SotD !
Congratulations Jacob in your SOTD
Yasser, thank you so much! I was so excited to find this beauty! I saw several males throughout Mothapalooza, but this was the lone female, and she sure was beautiful! Thanks again for your wonderful comments and Spotting of the Day recognition!António, thank you for the very kind words! It is one of the most beautiful moths, and I was elated to see one!Ashley, thank you so much! You picked a good favorite moth. ;)Thank you very much Bhagya, Daniele, Chamalka, Adarsha, Dilan, and sofias1!Sofias1, this is actually a moth in the Saturniidae family which has many intricately patterned moths that can be mistaken for butterflies!Thanks again for the honor, Yasser!
Cool spotting!!Congratulations Jacob!
Great spotting Jakob! Congratulations :)
Congratulations Jacob!Beautiful moth!
Congrats on this beauty Jacob.....
J :-) congrats again on the very well deserved SOTD
Yay congrats Jacob! My favorite moth, and such a beautiful photo :)
Jacob, I just couldn't get this moth out of my mind. What a beauty! Congrats on a well deserved Spotting of the Day and thanks for sharing this gorgeous moth!Facebook:https://www.facebook.com/projectnoah/pho...Twitter:https://twitter.com/projectnoah/status/5...
Gorgeous J,this is one of the most beautiful moths that exist,congrats and thanks for sharing this beauty :-)
Lat: 39.55, Long: -82.02
Spotted on Jun 28, 2014 Submitted on Sep 14, 2014
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