Habitat: South America; recorded in Ecuador
Status: Not Listed
I know you’re thinking this must be a butterfly; moths just aren’t this beautiful, right?! Well, I’m happy to be the one to tell you that yes, they can be! This is a species of Tiger Moth (Idalus sp.) that looks like its made out of painstakingly placed stained glass and then painted over. It’s pretty incredible, don’t you think?