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Any ideas on this moth?
Found this handsome moth on our deck drying his wings one morning. Any idea what it is, couldn’t find any similar photos. Thanks,
David Brown
Evington, VA

Hi David,
This is a male Io Moth, Automeris io. He truly is a beautiful specimen. The female has brown upper wings.

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