Redwood Moth Coloring Page

Aashita Dhingra
Sep 16, 2022 By Aashita Dhingra
Originally Published on Mar 29, 2021

Animals can be quite interesting to know, especially for the little ones with lots of curiosity. This free printable redwood moth coloring pages resource might be a great way for them to engage in art and learn about different animals.

Redwood moth is also called the giant silk moth, and they belong to moth species. They have tan coloration with dusky scales that are highly sensitive. Their wingspan is around 6 in (15 cm).

Redwood moths have a unique feature that makes them look beautiful and easy to recognize from other moths. It has two giant spots of the shape of an eye, which is of purple shade. This spot is on its hind wings.

It is also called polyphemus moth and the word polyphemus is the green version of this eyespot on its wing. They do not live for long.

They lay eggs on leaves of many host plants. When they hatch, they are known as larvae or caterpillars, and as they transform, they are known as moths.

They have a similar transformation process like butterflies. Male redwood moths and female redwood moths are easy to distinguish. The males have bushy antennas, whereas the females have less bushy antennas.

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