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Colorful Love Lock Handmaiden Moth (Euchromia polymena) beauty from India Euchromia polymena,Geotagged,India,Moth Week 2018,Spring Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Colorful Love Lock

Handmaiden Moth (Euchromia polymena) beauty from India

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  1. Great photo! and what a beautiful specimen it is... beautiful, cheers* Posted 4 years ago, modified 4 years ago
  2. what a stunning little moth! A real beauty Posted 4 years ago
  3. Beautiful symmetry, really lovely! Posted 4 years ago
  4. From today's post on Facebook:

    What's more important? Speed? Opportunity? Stamina? Ritual? Attraction? Offering a gift? Stealth? Pheromones? Deceit? Love? The natural world is full of weird, fascinating, endearing, and even alarming mating rituals. The specifics vary between species, and can include the male giving gifts, performing a dance, or simply dominating the female. However they do "it", the goal is always the same: reproduction. One thing is for sure though, mating in nature really is wild. In honor of Valentine's Day, we hope you enjoy this video of creatures in nature who are clearly, "in love"! #JungleDragon
    Posted one year ago
  5. Amazing layout! Posted one year ago

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''Euchromia polymena'' is a moth of the Arctiidae family. It was described by Linnaeus in 1758. It is found in India and south-eastern Asia, as well as on Sumatra, Java, Sulawesi, Peninsular Malaysia, Borneo and the Philippines. It is also present in the northern part of Western Australia and the Northern Territory.

Adults have black wings with three large orange patches and two small blue marks on the forewings.

The eggs are shiny pale yellow spheres, and laid in groups.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by nightjar6
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Uploaded Dec 21, 2015. Captured Mar 26, 2009 18:36 in NH8, Sasunavghar, Maharashtra 400615, India.
  • NIKON D300S
  • f/16.0
  • 1/50s
  • ISO200
  • 105mm