Mandolin Moth Wins the Heart of its Mate…by Rick Mikula

As part of the courtship ritual the Mandolin moth wins the heart of its mate by serenading her. Rileyiana fovea has very unusual hind wings that are concave like the body of a mandolin instead of being flat like other butterflies and moths. One of the veins even has a knot in it so that the male can use it to strum the other…to read more you must become a professional member.

 

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