Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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Polyphemus moth
Antheraea polyphemus

Observation date: June 01, 2024
Date notes: morning finding , shade
Submitted by: Michele Connors
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Gorgeous wings, holes within the markings - large body .
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 11, 2024
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, North Carolina, Pitt County