Poodle Moth ~ Venezuela

Recently discovered poodle moth photographed by taxonomist Dr Arthur Anker during a recent trip to Venezuela. Poodle moth isn't its official name though, that's just what people are calling it until it can be properly classified.


I love artistic entomology even though real life bugs kind of creep me out. these moths captured by Joseph Scheer are truly beautiful, aren’t

Butterflies Scientific Illustration

This lovely print features a collection of butterflies marked with scientific names. A wonderful vintage design to use as gift wrap or frame as art. Printed on Italian acid free paper. From Cavallini


I found two of these Cecropia moths and a Polyphemus moth on the barn this morning.


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Death's Head Moth

Sphingid moth (Acherontia lachesis) one of the three species of Death's-head Hawkmoth, also known as Bee Robber

Textile Moths By Mister Finch

Textile art by Mr. Finch

Mister Finch, Artist, Textile Moths, scraps of thread, fabric and paper I hope I'm not the only one who thinks it'd be cool to have a giant moth sculpture.

Lepidoptera Hepialus virescens (plate IX) from Moths. An elementary manual of New Zealand entomology, London, West, Newman & Co, 1892. ~via BioDivLibrary, Flickr: click for link

It’s national moth week (unofficial) so let’s take a moment to appreciate the lovely Lepidoptera Hepialus virescens from New Zealand. Illustration from An elementary manual of New Zealand entomology;

death head moths

Acherontia atropos is the Death's Head moth species featured in *Silence of the Lambs* though it was referred to as "Acherontia styx"– presumably because it sounded cooler.