Beautiful! Madagascar Sunset Moth

The immensely colorful Madagascan sunset moth.
http://The immensely colorful Madagascan sunset moth. Jennifer Shelton on Flickr (with permission)

 Sunse Moth

Scientific Name: Chrysiridia rhipheus

Class: Insecta

Habitat: Madagascar

The Madagascan sunset moth is a uniquely colorful lepidopteran that is sought after by collectors. Its often asymmetrical pattern of colors is caused by the optical interference and scattering of light by curved, partially reflective scales on the moth’s wings.

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