Giant Peacock Moth-catterpilars (5th instar) | Sergio Barrientos Herrero and Maria João Verdasca
Photography of Giant Peacock Moth -catterpilars (5th instar)
Europe's largest moth, often mistaken for a bat when flying at night. The sexes are alike except for the males antennae. The moth does not feed. Winter is passed as a pupa, wrapped up in very tough fibrous cocoon.