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Unidentified Moth

Observed: 28th April 2010 By: Jo
Unidentified Moth
Description:
Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Emperor Moth (Saturnia pavonia) interacts

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lovely moth

This is a female, the males are usually more reddish-orange and have feathered antennae. The females emit a scent (pheremone) that can attract the males from long distances (hence their more intricate feathered antennae, used for tracking the pheremone molecules).

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