Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1287596

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: March 31, 2021
Submitted by: Dennis Forsythe (Jennifer Koches)
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Jennifer Koches
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: April 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.