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Unidentified moth

Observed: 22nd October 2011 By: RPWinstonRPWinston’s reputation in InvertebratesRPWinston’s reputation in InvertebratesRPWinston’s reputation in InvertebratesRPWinston’s reputation in Invertebrates
Moth 4
Description:

This is a huge moth, measuring about 5 inches across the wings. It rested on the beam for at least an hour one evening. When it eventually flew to the ground it showed two large eyespots on the back wings. Unfortunately I did not get a photo of this.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

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South African website

Please note that there is a South African iSpot at http://za.ispot.org.uk where you are likely to get faster and more accurate identification of local species.