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Imperial Moth

Eacles Imperialis


Wingspan about 100mm


Mostly rural area. Found at the bottom of a door under a large overhead light.


When I got into work this morning I unlocked the shop and opened the door without noticing the large moth clinging to the bottom of the door. A few minutes later a coworker came to me and said, "Did you see that moth on the door? It's about the size of my hand." I imagine it was attracted to the light above the door.

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KeithRoragen 8 years ago

Yes it is. I had not seen these before in Nebraska and was very excited to see it. My coworkers always get a kick about seeing me react to these things.

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

a beauty!

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Nebraska, USA

Spotted on Jul 16, 2012
Submitted on Jul 17, 2012

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