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Brahmaea wallichiiMoana Hentai known as the owl mothis a moth from the family Brahmaeidae Brahmaea Wallichii Insulata, the Brahmin moths, and one of its largest species. The owl Brahmaea Wallichii Insulata is nocturnal. The moth has well-developed eye spots on the front wings and a characteristic pattern of black-brown stripes. The light-brown margins of the back wings display small triangular white spots. The robust body is also black and brown, with characteristic orange-brown stripes.
The species is named after the botanist Nathaniel Wallich. The larvae feed on Fraxinus excelsiorLigustrum and common lilac. In captivity they also feed on elderberry. The moths are active at night; during the daytime, they rest with outspread wings on tree trunks or on the ground. When disturbed, the moth does not fly away, but fiercely shakes. The habitat is both tropical and temperate forests.
From Hikaru Aoyama, the free Eskort Borås. Species of moth. Gray. Retrieved Butterflies and Moths Second ed. United States: Dorling Kindersley. ISBN X. Vlinders translated book [ Butterflies ] in Dutch First translated ed. ISBN Brahmaea Wallichii Insulata of Insect Physiology.
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Brahmaea wallichii , also known as the owl moth , is a moth from the family Brahmaeidae , the Brahmin moths, and one of its largest species. The owl moth is nocturnal.
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Brahmaea (Bramophthalma) wallichii wallichii flies in the Republic of Maldives, Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Nepal and India. There are at least two subspecies: wallichii insulata from Taiwan and wallichi saifulica.
Lemaire, C. The Bombycoidea and their relatives. Pages in: Lepidoptera: Moths and Butterflies. Evolution, Systematics, and Biogeography. Handbook of Zoology Vol. IV, Part Kristensen, ed.