What type of moth
I live in Alabama. I found this moth on the ground and put him back on a tree he could not fly his abdomen was so large.
Greg W

Hi Greg,
Perhaps your female Imperial Moth, Eacles imperialis, was eggbound. Males have upper wings with mostly purple markings and the females are more yellow like your photo. Caterpillars feed on many types of trees including maple, oak, hickory and pine.

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