Top 5 Most Wonderful Moths
- Cinnabar Moth
Cinnabar moth is a gorgeous, brightly colored moth located round the Europe This moth is well known for its reddish markers on forewings and scarlet hindwings.
With glowing orange body, the critters of cinnabar moth are as brilliant as an adult moth. They feed on toxic ragwort leaves. The vivid color of critters is a warning for their possible predators.
- Tau Emperor
Tau Emperor is a stunning, forest-dwelling moth located across Eurasia. Male tau emperors could be viewed throughout the daytime. But females become just active at nighttime.
Their tails are a mixture of pale brown and white colours. Additionally, there are eyespots on both the fore and hindwings. The hindwing eyespots are big in comparison to forewing eyespots.
- Giant Leopard Moth
Giant Shrimp moth is famous for its magnificent coloration — bluish black blotches on glowing white wings. This beautiful moth is also called eyed tiger moth. Leopard Moths have an impressive dimension. An adult moth has a body length of two inches and a wingspan around 3 inches.
Giant Shrimp moths occupy woodlands, farmlands, and gardens round the Americas. It’s fairly difficult to see them since such gorgeous moths are strictly nocturnal.
- Hummingbird Hawk Moth
Possibly the most attractive member of hawk moth household that contains 1450 species. Hummingbird hawk moth is called so due to their feeding behaviour much like hummingbirds, using their extended proboscis or nose. All these moths also hover over flowers and also make’humming noise’ like hummingbirds.
They live in a variety of lands across woodlands, grasslands, farmlands, gardens and woods across Europe, Africa, Asia, and Russia. It is a moderate to the big sized moth.
- Madagascan Moon Moth
Native to rainforests of Madagascar, it’s among the greatest silk moths on the planet. This gorgeous moth is also called comet moth. Most attractive characteristic of comet moth is its own extended reddish tail that steps around 15 cm.
Not only a very long tail, but the wingspan of comet moth can also be big which surpasses 20 cm. The two forewings and hindwings of comet moth are yellowish in colour. The vibrant stripes of comet moths have apparent eyespots with black borders