Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

  Sighting 1119349

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: June 03, 2017
Submitted by: kcmatt
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Wild male paired with our captive female overnight.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: June 07, 2017
Coordinator notes: Very cool! Using a calling female is a great way to figure out whether a species is present at a given location.
Checklist region(s): Utah County, United States, Utah