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Brahmaea wallichiialso known as the owl mothis a moth from the family Brahmaeidaethe Brahmin moths, and one of its largest species. The owl moth is nocturnal. The moth has well-developed eye spots on the front wings and a characteristic pattern of black-brown stripes. The light-brown margins of the back wings display small triangular white spots.
The robust body is also black and brown, with characteristic orange-brown stripes. The species is named after the botanist Nathaniel Wallich. The larvae feed on Fraxinus excelsiorLigustrum and common lilac. In captivity they also feed on elderberry. The moths are active at night; during the daytime, they rest with outspread wings on tree trunks or on the ground. When disturbed, the moth does not fly away, but fiercely shakes. The habitat is both tropical and temperate forests.
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Brahmaea wallichii , also known as the owl moth , is a moth from the family Brahmaeidae , the Brahmin moths, and one of its largest species.
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Brahmaea (Bramophthalma) wallichii wallichii flies in the Republic of Maldives, Laos, Malaysia, Vietnam, China, Nepal and India. There are at least two subspecies: wallichii insulata from Taiwan and wallichi saifulica.
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