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Imperial moth-the first one I have seen in person. - Eacles imperialis - male

Imperial moth-the first one I have seen in person. - Eacles imperialis - Male
Not sure. about half way between Columbia, SC and Asheville, NC, South Carolina, USA
July 21, 2012
We my parents and I were traveling back from out vacation in Charleston, SC with some friends of ours and came across this beautiful moth at a rest stop somewhere around half way between Columbia and Asheville. I thought I would share since it is so beautiful and the first one I have ever seen in person.