Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1277276

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: October 12, 2020
Submitted by: Cyrus Li
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Cocoon already hatched. Single layered. Too large and tough to be Luna, too round to be Cecropia.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: October 12, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Montgomery County