Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1140938

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: June 24, 2017
Date notes: I was in the middle of loading a furniture truck at my overnight job, and I almost stepped on this guy walking off the truck. I had to take a few pics while my bosses weren't looking. To beautiful not to!.
Submitted by: Eddoxl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: A cool summer night there were a few different types of insects that would come into the building cause of all the lights.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 12, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Culpeper County, United States, Virginia