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Polyphemus Moth

Antheraea polyphemus

Description:

It is a tan colored moth, with an average wingspan of 15 cm (6 inches). The caterpillar of the Polyphemus Moth can eat 86,000 times its weight at emergence in a little less than two months.

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1 Comment

Gerardo Aizpuru
Gerardo Aizpuru 9 years ago

Great find and photo:)

ThePalGuy
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ThePalGuy

Peterborough, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jun 18, 2011
Submitted on Jul 23, 2012

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