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Promethea Moth - Callosamia promethea - female

Promethea Moth - Callosamia promethea - Female
Ailsa Craig, Middlesex, Ontario, Canada
June 12, 2006
This poor thing was stuck upside-down to sludge in a concrete moat surrounding a big tank of fertilizer. I thought it was dead but it started flopping around after I pulled it out.

The meandering line near the outer margin of the forewing reminds me of a side-view of molars in a jawbone.

That's sad. I feel sorry for it. Hopefully you will find one that's not in a sticky end.

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