Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1265961

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: August 04, 2020
Submitted by: zimfactor
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hanging on weeping cherry tree. Nearby I noticed a white sac folded into a leaf. Not sure if it's related to this moth or butterfly.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: August 30, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Pottawattamie County