Io Moth (Automeris io) is a very colorful North American moth - Both sexes have one big black to bluish eyespot on each hindwing, a defense mechanism meant to frighten off potential predators. (Photo by Igor Siwanowicz)
Atlas Moth (Attacus Atlas) ~ the tip of the moth's wing is camouflaged to resemble the head of a distinctive cobra snake. When disturbed, the Atlas moth falls to the ground and writhes about to complete the illusion.
Big moth-er: Butterfly keeper Heather Prince holds one of Chester Zoo's newly emerged Atlas Moths, the largest moth species in the world. The Attacus Atlas Moth found in southeast Asia and Malay Archipelago