Tag: moths

Jun 19, 2016

Amazing Photos of a Luna Moth’s Wing Under a Vintage Microscope

Amazing Photos of a Luna Moth’s Wing Under a Vintage Microscope

As the magnification increases you can really see the incredible texture and complexity of the moth’s wing

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Oct 20, 2014

To Protect Itself this Moth Looks Exactly Like a Hornet

To Protect Itself this Moth Looks Exactly Like a Hornet

Photograph by Gyorgy Csoka To protect itself from would-be predators, the Hornet Moth (Sesia apiformis) has evolved to mimic the look and mannerisms of a real hornet. The large bulky moth has a typical wingspan of 33-48 mm (adults) with yellow banding on its abdomen. Photograph by Ian Kimber The moth is…

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