Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 913816

Oculea silkmoth
Antheraea oculea

Observation date: July 29, 2013
Submitted by: MHartingAZ
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was just outside of my front door. We had the outside light on and it was behind a column. I have no idea what type of moth this is, but I'm amazed by it's beauty. Would you be able to identify this. It was gone in the morning.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: August 24, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Pima County