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Imperial Moth

Eacles imperialis

Description:

Late afternoon, strong sun on a slant in all but the first photo. I was happy to find an Imperial Moth this summer. Larvae feed on plants the Southeast U.S. has in abundance, oak, maple, sweetgum, sassafras, pine. Large moth, wingspan of this one 3.5 to 4 inches.



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1 Comment

suzmonk
suzmonk 5 years ago

Thank you, Luis ...

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Great series!

suzmonk
Spotted by
suzmonk

Scooba, Mississippi, USA

Lat: 32.83, Long: -88.48

Spotted on Aug 15, 2014
Submitted on Aug 18, 2014

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