Late afternoon spotting. Large, sturdy-looking moth, 2 inches long resting on a cinder block wall. BugGuide notes that this moth does not make a cocoon. Females lay eggs singly or in groups of 2-3 at base of pine needles. Caterpillar pupates in burrows in loose soil, and pupa overwinters in soil.
Lat: 32.83, Long: -88.48
Spotted on Aug 11, 2014
Submitted on Aug 16, 2014
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