All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<strong>Io Moth</strong> 
<em>Automeris io</em> / Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths (Saturniidae)
June 15, 2007
Oak Ridge, TN (Anderson Co.)

We had seen this large yellow moth on the blacklight sheet 2 mornings in a row at science camp. One of the g...
Io Moth
Automeris io / Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths (Saturniidae)
June 15, 2007
Oak Ridge, TN (Anderson Co.)

We had seen this large yellow moth on the blacklight sheet 2 mornings in a row at science camp. One of the groups caught it in a jar. Someone said, "Wait until you see it open its wings!" The next photo will show the surprise this moth has in store for any potential predator!

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