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Polyphemus Moth

Antheraea polyphemus

Description:

Large (~5 inch) caramel brown moth with small eyespots on the forewing and large eyespots on the hindwings

Habitat:

Very rural area in open area of woods where a house sits.

Notes:

Attracted to moth lights/sheet.

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LisaPowers
Spotted by
LisaPowers

Virginia, USA

Lat: 36.74, Long: -82.90

Spotted on Jul 6, 2017
Submitted on Jul 6, 2017

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