Brahmea hearseyi camouflage

Perfect camouflage. This Brahmea moth is perfectly camouflaged on sun-bleached bark. The forewings sometimes move slowly when disturbed giving life to the menacing 'eyes'.

 

Name: Brahmea Moth

Latin: Brahmea hearseyi

Family: Brahmeidae

Origin: India

Food plant: Privet

Brahmea hearseyi on moss background
Brahmea moth caterpillar thumbnail