Weirdest type of moth caught on tape?

  • A new breed of insect caught on tape?
  • Creatonotos gangis falls on viral social media

A certain Gadik on Facebook posted a controversial video of what seemed to be a new breed of insect. A caterpillar-looking with hairy legs. I know, I know, we are confused as well.


The post instantly caused discomfort to the readers. If a simple cockroach can freak the hell out of us, what more this creepy-looking insect. I mean, just take a look at this. Imagine it crawling on your skin!

Included in the post is a video of the insect in actual action, by this, we mean moving. Can you stand watching this kind of creepy tape?

Netizens rummaged through the comment section expressing their dislike to the video.

“Wth is it? It looks like a moth getting eaten by an alien spider,” Kimberly Gomez.

“This looks like the Baphomet of Satan the Devil, could be a fake or lab created creature,” Cheryl Allen.

“This is the stuff of nightmares,” Jasmine Diana.

“This made me feel sick wtf,” Chantelle Bing.

“Naku po, may mas masahol pa sa ipis,” Renzo Pangilinan.

Real deal

This ‘thing’ is actually Creatonotos gangis, a hairy appendages are the everted coremata. It is a species of moth mainly found in South East Asia and Australia.

What do you think guys? Share us your thoughts.

Written by Denis Santos

A Journalism student who considers nature as his second home. Likes to travel on a budget, and believes tofu and nuggets come hand in hand.

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