A rare sight

By: Louk Vreeswijk

Aug 22 2021

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Category: Asia, India

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I saw him one day on the wall of our house.
A butterfly? So big and strange?
A search operation taught me: not a butterfly but a moth.
A moth? So big and strange? And so beautiful?
Yes, it is the Actias selene, the Indian Luna moth.
A rare sight. Never saw one again.

Photo of the week: Actias selene, Indian Luna moth, Almora, India 2016

One comment on “A rare sight”

  1. Wat prachtig!!!


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