Variegated Fritillary, Common Buckeye and female Io Moth

Subject: moths & butterfly
Location: Murfreesboro Tn & Souther Ohio
August 15, 2012 12:56 pm
What are the names of these moths & butterfly?
Signature: Ms Nichols

Variegated Fritillary

Dear Ms Nichols,
Since you submitted three different species representing two different families from two different states, you have wreaked havoc with our system of archiving postings.  You have a Variegated Fritillary, a Common Buckeye and a female Io Moth.

Common Buckeye

It is interesting that both the Common Buckeye and the female Io Moth have evolved to employ the same defensive devices, false eyespots, to deter predators.

Female Io Moth


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