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Robert Thompson / African golden emperor moth (Gonimbrasia krucki), close up of male head , Kenya, Africa Controlled conditions.
Alex Hyde / Silk moth (Automeris zugana) sequence 1 of 2, photographed on a white background in mobile field studio, Cordillera de Talamanca mountain range, Caribbean Slopes, Costa Rica.
Alex Hyde / Silk moth (Automeris zugana) sequence 2 of 2, with wings open to reveal eyespots, a means of deterring predators, photographed on a white background in mobile field studio, Cordillera de Talamanca mou...
Alex Hyde / Emperor moth(Saturnia pavonia) female, Peak District National Park, UK. May.
Alex Hyde / Emperor moth (Saturnia pavonia) female wide angle view showing heather moorland habitat. Peak District National Park, UK. April.
Paul Harcourt Davies / Emperor Moth (Saturnia pavoniella) male, on tree bark, Orvieto, Umbria, Italy, April
Mark MacEwen / Mopane moth (Imbrasia belina) eggs hatching, Tuli Block, Botswana
MYN / Seth Patterson / Forbes' silkmoth (Rothschildia forbesi) Sabal Palm Sanctuary, Lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas, USA, October. meetyourneighbours.net project
Alex Hyde / African moon moth (Argema mimosae) digital composite sequence, showing wings expanding after emerging from cocoon, photographed against a white background, orginating from Africa. Captive.
Alex Hyde / Indian moon / Indian luna moth (Actias selene) photographed on a white background. Captive.
Alex Hyde / Apollo silkmoth (Ceranchia apollina) close up of cocoon showing silk fibres, originating from Madagascar. Captive.
Alex Hyde / Cricula silkmoth (Cricula trifenestrata) close up of cocoon showing silk fibres originating from Southeast Asia. Captive.