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Do you know the name of this moth?
Location:  SW Florida near Naples
October 14, 2010 8:58 am
This insect was hanging on the purple passion vine yesterday afternoon. It has been there since about 4 PM yesterday and it is still there now. It is 10 AM here now. I am located in SW Florida near Naples.
Signature:  Thank You. Elaine

Female Io Moth

Hi Elaine,
We are very happy to post your photo of a female Io Moth.  The males of the species have yellow, not brown wings.  The underwings, which are hidden from view, have eyespots that are used to frighten predators.

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