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Polyphemus moth.

Antheraea polyphemus

Description:

Beautiful defence mech! Awesome large moth. We always have these out here.

Notes:

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6 Comments

bearattack79
bearattack79 9 years ago

Thank you all.

bearattack79
bearattack79 9 years ago

This is a male.

CarolSnowMilne
CarolSnowMilne 9 years ago

Gorgeous! This moth is my top priority now that I got a Luna Moth. Congratulations!

dandoucette
dandoucette 9 years ago

Great score! The common name is Polyphemus moth.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

What a very lucky find!

birdlady6000
birdlady6000 9 years ago

Beautiful spottings! Is there a story behind your name "bearattack79" that you want to share?!

bearattack79
Spotted by
bearattack79

Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada

Spotted on Jul 14, 2012
Submitted on Aug 31, 2012

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