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Polyphemus moth caterpillar huuuuuuuuge...  Antheraea polyphemus,Geotagged,Polyphemus moth,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

    comments (4)

  1. "The caterpillar can eat 86,000 times its weight at emergence in a little less than two months."

    Oh...okay then.
    Posted 3 months ago
    1. WOW!! Posted 3 months ago
  2. Absolute perfection Posted 3 months ago
  3. Love the different shades of green and the plumpness of the skin. Love the shot! Posted 2 months ago

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The polyphemus moth is a North American member of the family Saturniidae, the giant silk moths. It is a tan-colored moth, with an average wingspan of 15 cm.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by morpheme
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By morpheme

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Uploaded Aug 28, 2021. Captured Aug 27, 2021 10:51 in Iron Horse Trail, Easton, WA 98925, USA.
  • X-E2
  • f/6.4
  • 1/200s
  • ISO800
  • 80mm