Subject: Moth Outside Our Classroom Door
Geographic location of the bug: Orlando, FL 32803
Time: 04:31 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Hi!
We found this amazing moth outside our classroom and we would love to find out which species it is. This is our fifth grade class at Orlando Gifted Academy.
How you want your letter signed: Mrs. Kuerzi’s and Mr. Burnett’s Sudents
Dear Mrs. Keurzi’s and Mr. Burnett’s Students,
This impressive moth is a female Io Moth, but she has hidden her most dramatic feature while resting. If disturbed by a predator like a bird, the Io Moth opens its wings, revealing the colorful eyespots on its underwings, often startling the predator into perceiving a threat that might eat it.