Top Ten Most Beautiful Moth Species

Butterflies aren't the only beautiful insects. Their close relatives are beautiful as well (although usually not as colorful). Yep, I'm talking about moths. Moths are usually not as colorful and beautiful as butterflies, but these moths are surprisingly as beautiful as them (some are even more beautiful than butterflies). Here's a list about the most beautiful moth species. Which one do you think is the best? Cast your votes and comment! Feel free to add more!

The Top Ten

1 Dysphania Militaris

It's golden-yellow with beautiful purple-ish and blue markings on its wings. Don't mistake it for a butterfly! - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

2 Garden Tiger Moth

Also known as the great tiger moth. Its front wings are brown with white pattern and its back wings are orange with black dots. These beautiful patterns are actually a warning: This moth is poisonous - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

3 White-Lined Sphinx Moth

Also known as the hummingbird moth. It has brown forewings with tan stripe on the for wings that extends from the base to the apex and has white lines that covers the veins. Its black hindwings has a broad pink median band. It's called the hummingbird moth because of thw way it flies - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

4 Giant Leopard Moth

It has white wings and body with black rings on the wings,like a leopard's rings, and blue marks above its head. This species is sexually dimorphic in size: males are way larger than females (males growing up to 51mm in length and females only grow up to 30mm) - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

5 Cecropia Moth

It had brown wings with red, black, and white markings. It's North America's largest native moth - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

6 Luna Moth

It has lime green wings, white body, red legs, yellow antennae, and the hind wings are similar to a swallowtail butterfly's. Males and females have slightly different-shaped wings - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

7 Oleander Hawk Moth

Also known as the army green moth. It has green wings and body with white and dark green markings - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

8 Pellucid Hawk Moth

It has green, black, and yellow body with glass-clear wings. Like the beautiful glasswinged butterfly - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

9 Elephant Hawk Moth

It has khaki body and wings with pink markings and patterns - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

10 Rosy Maple Moth

It has reddish to pink legs and antennae, yellow body and hind wings, and pink for wings with yellow band across the middle. Males and females are slightly different: Males' antennae are slightly bushier - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

The Contenders

11 Venezuelan Poodle Moth Venezuelan Poodle Moth The Venezuelan poodle moth is a possible new species of moth discovered in 2009 by Dr. Arthur Anker of Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, in the Gran Sabana region of Venezuela.

Oh, why did I not add this from the beginning? An adorable and beautiful moth that looks like a fuzzy dog (or a white Eevee lol) with wings - BlueFrostOfThunderClan

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