17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Ailanthus webworm moth (atteva aurea)

This colorful moth was hanging from a strand of flowering goldenrod in a field.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2019
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Dedham, Massachusetts, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Michael Ross