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Polyphemus Moth

Antheraea polyphemus

Description:

My first ever of the species. Second largest moth in North America!

Habitat:

Attracted from surrounding fields, marshes, and woodlands by light.

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24 Comments

Hema
Hema 7 years ago

Hi Fyn,how do you drag and drop a picture on the biography page of Bug Guide? I was unable to do that. I saw your pic and was wondering if i could add some images on my biography too. Thanks for your help.Sorry for hijacking this very very cute moth.

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks Maria, Neil, Kranti, and Dilan!

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 7 years ago

Wow!!Wonderful!!

Kranti Dhiman
Kranti Dhiman 7 years ago

oh too awesome !!!! great series Fyn

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

He's a cute little fellow. Great spotting, Fyn, and beautiful photography.

Maria dB
Maria dB 7 years ago

Congratulations on finding this one, Fyn!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks Daniele!

DanielePralong
DanielePralong 7 years ago

Great series Fyn!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks Mark!

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 7 years ago

Great job Fyn.

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks Antonio, and Ashley! They are pretty amazing :-)

AshleyT
AshleyT 7 years ago

Congrats, can't wait to see my first one :)

Amazing Fyn,super cute one,first photo is very cool,congrats and thanks for sharing

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks suzmonk, Muckpuk, and Evina!

Evina Karasavva
Evina Karasavva 7 years ago

Beautiful pictures!

Muckpuk
Muckpuk 7 years ago

Very nice series!

suzmonk
suzmonk 7 years ago

Wonderful spot!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks Venus!

Caleb Steindel
Caleb Steindel 7 years ago

awesome photos, fyn!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks Kathleen!

Cool spotting Fyn! Congratulations on a lifer!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks Marta!

The MnMs
The MnMs 7 years ago

Magnificent spotting, Fyn!

Fyn Kynd
Fyn Kynd 7 years ago

Thanks keffdog10!

Fyn Kynd
Spotted by
Fyn Kynd

Maine, USA

Spotted on Jul 7, 2013
Submitted on Aug 14, 2014

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