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.
Recently discovered poodle moth photographed by taxonomist Dr Arthur Anker during a recent trip to Venezuela. Poodle moth isn't its official name though, that's just what people are calling it until it can be properly classified.
Photographer Sandesh Kadur was heading straight for the Atlas Moth shown here having a drink by the side of the road We”re going to need a bigger net: Photographer meets FOOT-WIDE moth in the Himalayas
The scarlet-bodied wasp moth, is a beautiful insect native to Florida. Its striking adult coloration, including a bright red thorax and abdomen, and transparent wings patterned with black, make this moth immediately stand out in Florida landscapes
Love the mohawk!amazing bug with the emerald green colors often seen in the tiny miracles of the created world, especially among insects. Detail of the feathery looking antenna associated with moths gives a unique photo!
Feather Horned Beetle with Long Bushy 'Eyebrows'(Rhipicera femorata): Males use their fantastic (hah!) antennae to locate a female feather-horned beetle that’s emitting pheromones which indicate she is ready for mating. Photo by ron_and_beth.