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Owl moth  Brahmaea hearseyi,Geotagged,Malaysia,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Impressive pattern! Posted 3 years ago
  2. Glorious moth, like a huge carpet! Amazing that such a beauty does not seem to have a common name. Posted 3 years ago
  3. Beautiful! Posted 3 years ago
  4. Today's JungleDragon Facebook post:

    Brahmin moths, also called owl moths, are a small family of moths with only about 28 species, most of which have a Palearctic and African distribution. Adults range in size from 50-180 mm, depending on the species. They have beautiful, neutral coloring and complex wing patterns characterized by circles, dots, stripes, and undulating lines. They are spectacular! {Brahmaea hearseyi spotted in Malaysia by JungleDragon user, Azura Ahmad} #JungleDragon #Moth #Brahminmoth #Owlmoth #Brahmaeahearseyi
    Posted 3 years ago, modified 3 years ago
    1. Wow, thanks Christine! Is it on a public group and can you share the link? Posted 3 years ago
      1. You're welcome, Azura! It is on JungleDragon's Facebook page:
        Posted 3 years ago
  5. Stunning!! Posted 3 years ago
  6. Amazing graphics! Posted 2 years ago

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"Brahmaea hearseyi " is a species of moth of the family Brahmaeidae. It is found in N.E. Himalaya, Burma, Western China, Sundaland and the Philippines. The wingspan ranges up to 200 mm. The larvae feed on "Ligustrum", "Syringa", and "Fraxinus" species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Azura Ahmad
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By Azura Ahmad

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Uploaded Jan 21, 2020. Captured Jan 8, 2019 09:43 in 1919, Jalan Gap-Bukit Fraser, Bukit Fraser, 44000 Kuala Kubu Baru, Selangor, Malaysia.
  • Canon EOS 750D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/160s
  • ISO100
  • 37mm