Lappet Moth, male (Trabala sp., Lasiocampidae) by itchydogimages Via Flickr: Pu'er, Yunnan, China
My Tumblr blog, SINOBUG, features photo series and images from my portfolio of Chinese insects and spiders……
Plate from ‘British and
European Butterflies and Moths’ by A.W. Kappel & W. Egmont Kirby.
Coloured plates by H. Deuchert & S. Slocombe. Published 1895 by
Ernest Nister (London) & E.P. Dutton Co. New York.
Some moths look like winged teddy bears. This larch moth (Tolype laricis) visited my cottage light at night. As a caterpillar, it fed on conifer trees like larches, firs, and spruces. Now it’s flying through the sweet-smelling conifer forests looking for love.
Biologia Centrali-Americana :zoology, botany and archaeology /edited by Frederick Ducane Godman and Osbert Salvin. Via Flickr: Publication info [London :Published for the editors by R. H. Porter],1879-1915
Milionia basalis (Geometridae) is a species of moth found in Japan, N.E. Himalaya, Burma and Sundaland, which occurs in a number of distinct races. The brilliant colored M. basalis pyrozona has been recorded in Peninsular Malaysia and Burma.