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antherea polyphemus


Found in the garden...however not sure what the natural habitat would be....


Any info regarding the nesting of this species would be lovely, as well as the type of moth and perhaps of picture of it after the metamorphisis. thank you

1 Species ID Suggestions

Polyphemus Moth Caterpillar
Antheraea polyphemus Antheraea polyphemus

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1 Comment

florida33girl 12 years ago

Jennifer - We raise these year-round at the BioWorks Butterfly Garden in Tampa, FL. These caterpillars are some of our most popular, due to their size, shape, and color, and the resulting giant moths are simply lovely. Feel free to stop our blog and do a search for "polyphemus" to learn more.

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Nelson, British Columbia, Canada

Spotted on Aug 15, 2010
Submitted on Aug 15, 2011

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