Io moth

/ˈaɪoʊ mɒθ/ (say 'uyoh moth)

noun
a showy and beautiful moth of North America, Automeris io, of yellow colouration, with prominent pink and bluish eyespots on the hind wings.
{from Io1, who was tormented by a gadfly; in allusion to the sting of the moth's larva}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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