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The amazing thing about this is that -- at this very moment -- Mothra has just hatched in "Godzilla vs. Mothra" -- which I am watching at this very moment.
This is a species of Tiger Moth (Idalus sp.) that looks like its made out of painstakingly placed stained glass and then painted over.
Tiger Moth - Idalus sp. It could be Art Deco
tiger moth by myriorama, via Flickr
Ava made friends with a moth just like this one the other day.
and so began my tiger moth obsession
moth. I looked at this picture and wondered what the butterfly would look like. Then I found it!
Tiger moth. (Arctiidae?), dorsal view--1st of 2 by Hesperia2007, via Flickr
Garden Tiger Moth ♥ I remember this moth from my childhood, it's really big moth :)
Giant leopard moth or Eyed tiger moth by nikkorsnapper, via Flickr
~~Beautiful Traveller ~ Butterfly by chibitomu~~