Emperor moth

Jen went for a walk on the moors today and spotted this on the heather:

Emperor moth
Female emperor moth (Saturnia pavonia)

I have never seen an emperor moth. I am not at all jealous. Oh no!

[Shouldn't a female emperor moth be called an empress moth?]

One thought on “Emperor moth

  1. That is a fantastic picture, congrats to Jen for a job well done!

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