Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Wahlberg's Emperor Moth. This one came into our house.
I learnt the following from Jason Londt:
It is quite eclectic in its taste for foodplants, that are both indigenous, and exotic trees (including fruit trees.) It is named for Johan Wahlberg, a Swedish naturalist from the last century who was trampled to death by an elephant while on one of his naturalizing trips.