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Old May 24, 2012, 7:28 PM   #1
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Found a cluster of 3. Very large moth, never seen these before.

Polyphemus Moth (Antheraea Polyphemus)





They have 4 small clear spots on the wings-you can actually see through them , like theyre small windows

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Old May 24, 2012, 7:47 PM   #2
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Wow! Those are beautiful! Seems we are in the moths today, with my posting of one I saw today!
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Old May 24, 2012, 8:32 PM   #3
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Those spots are eyes, shove off, I'm looking at you. Ive no Idea what they are Gordy.
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Those are great looking moths and you did a great job on the shots, enjoyed.

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Old May 25, 2012, 8:12 AM   #5
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Also found this Io Moth (Automeris Io). A new one for me, never seen it before either.



and a close up of the colors,

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Really great shots Gordy!! Well done
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Wow you are finding the moths, nice one.

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Old May 25, 2012, 11:44 AM   #8
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Wow you are finding the moths, nice one.

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lol, I went out for 2 days and found nothing interesting at all, then yesterday moths, wasps, ants and other stuff --I hit the jackpot!
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Those are really cool looking creatures! Love the antenna in #2.
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