Pale Tussock

Calliteara pudibunda – This is an unusual moth as moths go, quite a bundle of fur which will happily sit on your finger for very long periods if you allowed it to. I have always thought it has quite a charming scientific name which kind of rolls off the tongue.

Pale Tussock Calliteara pudibunda

17 thoughts on “Pale Tussock

  1. I was going to compliment the feathery feet, but I see that the featheriness stops farther up the legs, leaving the feet free, no doubt the better to hold on to its perch.

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