Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1184503

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: July 30, 2018
Submitted by: sahartogh
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Spotted on the trunk of a tree near the grass in a city park. It made no attempt to fly away while being observed and photographed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: September 03, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Linn County, United States, Iowa