Brown moth with blue eye spots - Antheraea polyphemus
Richardson, Dallas County, Texas, USA April 16, 2010 Size: 5 3/4" - 6"
I found this striking moth clinging to a miniature pomegranate tree that I have in my foyer, just inside my front door. I thought she was dead until I touched her; I think she may be getting ready to lay her eggs, so I left her in the foyer to protect her from predators.
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