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Golden Basket Cocoon Saw this Golden coloured cocooon which looks like a &#039;basket&#039; during a night walk.<br />
Got the ID from Philippines Lepidoptera group.  It is the cocoon of Actias philippinica a Luna/Moon Moth<br />
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Adults of this Moths can be seen at Philippines Lepidoptera&#039;s website :<br />
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<a href="http://philepidoptera.wixsite.com/moths/saturniidae-giant-silkworm-moths" rel="nofollow">http://philepidoptera.wixsite.com/moths/saturniidae-giant-silkworm-moths</a><br />
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Golden Basket Cocoon

Saw this Golden coloured cocooon which looks like a 'basket' during a night walk.
Got the ID from Philippines Lepidoptera group. It is the cocoon of Actias philippinica a Luna/Moon Moth

Adults of this Moths can be seen at Philippines Lepidoptera's website :

http://philepidoptera.wixsite.com/moths/saturniidae-giant-silkworm-moths

    comments (2)

  1. Wow, and the adult is equally impressive! Posted 11 days ago
    1. Yes, was quite surprised. Have yet to see the adults yet though :( Posted 6 days ago

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''Actias philippinica'' is a moth in the family Saturniidae. It is found in the Philippines. It is very similar in appearance to ''Actias isis''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Albert Kang
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By Albert Kang

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Uploaded Feb 10, 2017. Captured Feb 8, 2017 18:55 in Unnamed Road, Santa Fe, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines.
  • TG-4
  • f/6.3
  • 1/200s
  • ISO200
  • 18mm