The Tussah (or Tussore) Silkmoth. Antheraea mylitta. This is a pair, the female is the yellow one. It is possible to make silk from the large coccons that are the size of a hens egg. The female moth is about 6 inches wingspan.
Photo taken indoors using a brolly to diffuse the flash.
|Camera:||Canon EOS20D |
|Lens:||Canon EFS18-55 |
|Recording media:||RAW (digital)|