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Species Callosamia promethea - Promethea Moth - Hodges#7764 - Callosamia promethea - male

Species Callosamia promethea - Promethea Moth - Hodges#7764 - Callosamia promethea - Male
near to Pin Oak, Hampshire County, West Virginia, USA
May 1, 2012
I brought two chrysalis from a Spicebush along the Cacapon River in March. I attached them to one of our Spicebush branches. I now see one was a moth cocoon, quite similar to the Promethia I saw last year.

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Species Callosamia promethea - Promethea Moth - Hodges#7764 - Callosamia promethea - male Species Callosamia promethea - Promethea Moth - Hodges#7764 - Callosamia promethea - male

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Looks similar to this male - Callosamia promethea - Promethea Moth

 
Callosamia promethea - Promethea Moth
yours is very dark - I just checked on mine and it finally flew away. I hope to see another female again this year. they are such beautiful moths!

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