Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1115241

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: April 23, 2017
Submitted by: Slyon
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I spotted the moth perched on a dead branch of a hydrangea bush, up next to our house. It was still for over 1 hour.
Status: Resident
Verified by: BAMONA
Verified date: May 23, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Iowa, United States