Australian insects

Explore the world of Australian insects and uncover their fascinating features. From colorful butterflies to unique beetles, discover the variety of insects that call Australia home.
CSIRO on Instagram: "Meet the new star of your nightmares – the Baphomet Moth (Creatonotos gangis). 😨 What in the world is this? We needed answers. 🦋 Luckily, one of our experts knew exactly what was going on. “This beautiful male moth has four large, hairy and inflatable extensions on its abdomen called coremata. They’re used to waft around its pheromones and lure female moths for mating," Dr David Yeates, Director of the Australian National Insect Collection, told us. “When not attracting Instagram, Bugs And Insects, Animals, Insects, Beautiful, Animaux, Cute Moth, Moth, Gentle Giant

CSIRO on Instagram: "Meet the new star of your nightmares – the Baphomet Moth (Creatonotos gangis). 😨 What in the world is this? We needed answers. 🦋 Luckily, one of our experts knew exactly what was going on. “This beautiful male moth has four large, hairy and inflatable extensions on its abdomen called coremata. They’re used to waft around its pheromones and lure female moths for mating," Dr David Yeates, Director of the Australian National Insect Collection, told us. “When not…

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