This Just May Be The Most Colorful Insect In The World

People think of moths as pests and try to keep them from coming into their house. This colorful arthropod is found in the eastern regions of North America, and soon, it will be making its way directly to  your heart.

The rosy maple moth comes in a variety of colors, but there’s one particular subspecies that people are likening to Battenberg cakes.


Do you see the resemblance?


The are the color of delicious sherbet!


These moths get their name from their diet during the early stages of their life cycle, which largely consists of maple leaves.


When they reach adulthood, however, these moths stop eating forever.

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The rosy maple moth, like most moths, only lives for two to nine months.


They also spend most of their time flying solo, and are considered solitary creatures.


They prefer to be active during the first few hours of the evening.

DM56P5 Rosy Maple Moth (Dryocampa rubicunda). Image shot 2013. Exact date unknown.

They are so cute!

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Is this thing an actual cuddle bug? I think so!

S032RA The amazingly beautiful Rosy Maple Moth displays God's creative artistry.

This just may be the prettiest bug I’ve ever seen. I definitely let it in my house any day!


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