Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1208476

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: June 07, 2019
Submitted by: Ninamarie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Clearly just came out of the cacoon, had a large rump, wings looked kinda green--could just be the lighting, fuzzy legs, just as fuzzy antennae, hasn't opened wings yet so not sure if inside color is any different than outside
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ilona L.
Verified date: June 07, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Waukesha County