Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Post Your Photos > Close-ups

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old Apr 12, 2011, 7:02 PM   #1
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: OKLAHOMA
Posts: 200
Default Can anyone ID this moth ?

I have never seen one before.
Attached Images
 
quinton is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old Apr 12, 2011, 8:22 PM   #2
Senior Member
 
banksy's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2009
Location: Western Australia
Posts: 2,144
Default

I'm sure Stefan will identify this one for you!
banksy is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 12, 2011, 8:33 PM   #3
Senior Member
 
jaharris1001's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2011
Location: Central Florida
Posts: 206
Default

it appears somewhat similar to a

Polyphemus Moth - Antheraea polyphemus

or at least in the general family of,, BIG sucker
__________________
" I'm growing older,, but not up "

Jimmy Buffett
jaharris1001 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 12, 2011, 11:56 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
Join Date: May 2005
Location: OKLAHOMA
Posts: 200
Default

!00% correct.I saw the top of the wings as it flew away. Thank you.
quinton is offline   Reply With Quote
Old Apr 13, 2011, 10:21 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Clint501's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Suwanee, Ga
Posts: 2,511
Default

Those are really neat moths. You don't see them too often.
__________________





Have Fun - Be Nice - Don't Break Anything
Clint501 is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 6:39 PM.