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The Giant Leopard Moth or Eyed Tiger Moth is a moth of the family Arctiidae. It is distributed throughout the Southern and Eastern United States from New England to Mexico. I grew one of these from a catipillar. Not kidding.
* Leopard Moth ~ Hypercompe scribonia ~The Giant Leopard Moth or Eyed Tiger Moth (Hypercompe scribonia) has a distinct pattern of black rings, reminiscent to those found in its namesake the leopard. The moth’s unmistakable colorings is aposematic, meaning that they are actually "advertising" the bug’s unpalatability to potential predators. (Photo by: Normanack) *
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Curculionid beetle with beaded antenna
A macro image of the back of a beetle. Chrysolina americana also known as a Rosemary Beetle. The rosemary beetle devours the leaves of rosemary, lavender, thyme, sage and some other related plants. It is 8mm long.
Brown-tail (Euproctis chrysorrhoea) moth by Peter Nijenhuis, Hoogezand, The Netherlands. #Insects #Moth
Egrets ~ aka: angel birds! so amazingly intelligent & people-interactive!
tiger moth by myriorama, via Flickr
Ava made friends with a moth just like this one the other day.
Scarab, ahhh dung beetle how you make me giggle... Pure beauty too!
Giant leopard moth.. Austin, Texas, U.S (by nikkorsnapper on Flickr)
Damselfly by Murray Clarke. I'll name her...Midge. Or maybe Roberta.