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Large Grey Moth - Antheraea polyphemus

Large Grey Moth - Antheraea polyphemus
McLean, Virginia, USA
July 14, 2004
The coloring is much different with flash, brown rather than grey. In some flash shots the inside of the circular mark is metallic silver.

My apologies for the out of order sequence, I'm still figuring out how this works. Go down a few pics to find the first post.

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Large Grey Moth - Antheraea polyphemus Large Grey Moth - Antheraea polyphemus

Maybe a Big Poplar Sphinx?
could also be a Big Poplar Sphinx, from the wing patterns and size, though the antennae look larger in the picture than in the one in the guide.

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