Wasp Moth – Euchromia polymena

Wasp Moth – Euchromia polymena

I photographed this day flying moth when I was doing review of Canon EF 500mm f/4L IS II USM Lens near Mangalore. This Euchromia polymena moth is also called a wasp moth as it looks like a dangerous wasp. It utilizes this act of mimicry to put off potential predators who are familiar with the … Read more

Handmaiden Moth

These mating Amata cyssea moths commonly known as Handmaiden moths that are day-flying members of the Arctiidae or Tiger moth family and Subfamily Syntominae. They mimic wasps in their body and coloration. Even for a predator who does not get deterred by wasps, the occasional bright body colors usually advertise a bad taste, so Handmaidens … Read more

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