Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1289581

Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: April 30, 2021
Date notes: Central Daylight Time
Submitted by: guardian
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed for more than 1 hr. and the moth did not move or open its wings. Believe it is on a Silver Birch tree trunk. The weather was fair, light winds, high temperature of 79F.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 03, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Cowley County