Brahmea hearsyi Moth

Wavy lines. Brahmea moths are characterised by their patterns of wavy lines much like contours on a map. There is one species in Europe and more in India and China. Somehow the intricate patterns appear fitting for a moth from the Indian subcontinent..

 

Name: Brahmea Moth

Latin: Brahmea hearseyi

Family: Brahmeidae

Origin: India

Food plant: Privet

Brahmea hearseyi moth camouflaged
Brahmea moth caterpillar thumbnail