emperor moth


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emperor moth

n.
Any of several moths of the family Saturnidae, especially Saturnia pavonia of Eurasia, having patterned wings.
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Noun1.emperor moth - large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wingsemperor moth - large moth of temperate forests of Eurasia having heavily scaled transparent wings
saturniid, saturniid moth - large brightly colored and usually tropical moth; larvae spin silken cocoons
genus Saturnia, Saturnia - type genus of the Saturniidae: emperor moth
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Gray's adopted home of London has had an impact on his songwriting too, reflected in the album artwork of an Emperor moth with the City of London captured between its wings by Peckham tattoo artist London Boy.
Mopane worm, the caterpillar of the Emperor Moth, a popular dish in Southern Africa is presented in the Disgusting Food Museum on December 6, 2018 in Los Angeles, California.
Huma Jalil's collection was based on the beautiful intricate patterns of delicate wings of Emperor Moth. It gave the boost to develop digital prints on silks and organza.
Gianpiero was also awarded first place in the colour print category with 'Emperor Moth on Heather'.
Larvae of the Emperor moth (Gynanisa maja)--which are occasionally a human food source in Africa--feed on the foliage, as do wildlife and domestic animals.
Plants that grow there include cloudberry and crowberry as well as sphagnum mosses, sundew, bog rosemary and cotton grass, which form a habitat for invertebrates such as the emperor moth and mountain bumblebee and for nesting wading birds such as the curlew.
Rydych chi'n gwbl gywir - yr ymerawdwr ydi o (Saturnia pavonia; emperor moth).