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Isabelle, adult male - 5 by J-Y-M Isabelle, adult male - 5 by J-Y-M
Actias [Graellsia] isabellae (Saturnidae), another male emerged on 2010/05/02.
Mythic and wonderful species.
It lives only in some stations of French Alps and Spain mountains. Protected by law.
Breeding specimen, ex ova. (orig. France),
18/04/2010
Caterpillar: [link] [link] [link]
Pupa and cocoon: [link] [link]
Adult moth: [link] [link] [link] [link]
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:iconpitchblack1994:
pitchblack1994 Oct 15, 2013  Student Interface Designer
Heart sublime
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:iconj-y-m:
J-Y-M Oct 15, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Merci !
C'est l'adjectif qui convient cette merveille de la nature, en effet. :-)
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:iconpitchblack1994:
pitchblack1994 Oct 15, 2013  Student Interface Designer
ben oui je croit :) (Smile) 
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:iconmiarath:
Looks kind of otherworldly to me.
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:iconj-y-m:
J-Y-M Aug 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
I agree with you... :-)
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:iconmiarath:
Maybe it's these moths that's the source of many a fairytale or so, too.
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:iconiytj:
gorgeous moth!:clap:
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:iconj-y-m:
J-Y-M Mar 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Indeed. :-)
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:iconkreepingspawn:
KreepingSpawn Nov 3, 2012  Professional Digital Artist
Glory. I have not seen one of these before. :)
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