Macro Photography reveals the actual wings used to fly, which are usually tuck away under the colorful shielding camouflage of the spotted 'wings'. Simply amazing design & engineering by Mother Nature.
Dryocampa rubicunda The Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda) is a North American moth in the Saturniidae family. Males have a wingspan of 32–44 mm; females of 40–50 mm. They have reddish-to-pink legs and antennae, yellow bodies and hindwings, and pink forewings with a triangular yellow band across the middle. Males have bushier antennae than females. As the name implies, rosy maple moths mainly feed on Maples, particularly Red Maple, Silver Maple, and Sugar Maple.