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Promethea Moth underside  Callosamia promethea,Geotagged,Promethea silkmoth,Spring,United States Click/tap to enlarge

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''Callosamia promethea'', commonly known as the promethea silkmoth, is a member of the family Saturniidae, which contains approximately 1,300 species. ''C. promethea'' is classified as a silk moth, which stems from its ability to produce silk, which it does in the formation of its cocoon.

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Uploaded Aug 1, 2020. Captured May 28, 2020 04:25 in 121 Stecker Mill Rd, Danville, PA 17821, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/11.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO800
  • 35mm