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Promethea Moth - Callosamia promethea

Promethea Moth - Callosamia promethea
Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
May 31, 2008

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Is this a wild individual or
Is this a wild individual or one you reared? It's nice to see a record from Mass.

 
on second thought
I hadn't looked this image over enough, it looks much more like a Promethea Moth (Callosamia promethea).

 
It's wild
My neighbor called me to let me know there was a "big moth" on the back of their house. I went over and took this picture, and a few hours later got another call to say there was another one mating with it. I couldn't get over for the second one.

 
That's great. If you have a m
That's great. If you have a breeding population that's really good. That shines some light on places like RI for this species.

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