Moth Identification


This moth has a wing span of about 10-11cm. The main colours are Pink and Brown. Found near Nylstroom, Limpopo Province, South Africa.

Please help me identify it.

Thank you,


2 Responses to Moth Identification

  1. jeannine davidoff November 8, 2011 at 1:31 pm #

    This is such an amazing moth. i have no idea though what it is. I would be interested if anyone does know. Take care. Jeannine

  2. rjpretor January 6, 2012 at 2:00 am #

    It is a saturniid (emperor moth) – the group includes some of the largest moths in the world.

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