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Antheraea polyphemus

Antheraea polyphemus
Brazoria County, Texas, USA
September 7, 2007
This guy (or gal) was hanging out on the front porch about 6:00p when I got home from work. Quite a sight and very pretty specimen. I can't identify him, any help?

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Antheraea polyphemus Antheraea polyphemus

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Beautiful picture! Looks lik
Beautiful picture! Looks like it could be a Polyphemus Moth...but I'm not certain. It's definately one of the Giant Silk Moths!

C Fondren

Relatively small-fringed antennae -
making this a gal! Guys have very feathery antennae which they use to track down the wonderful fragrances of their girlfriends.

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