From the monthly archives: "November 2005"
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Huntsman
Found this beautiful Huntsman at my parents house in southern Arizona. Thought you might love taking a look at it. It stayed on the table for about 4 days before moving on to better hunting. Enjoy.
Andy Marshall

Hi Andy,
Your image of a Golden Hunstman Spider, Olios fasciculatus, is exquisite.

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What is it?
This morning we found this under the car. He is the most beautiful thing I have seen. He looked like velvet and his "eyes" were so beautiful. We are in Haines City, FL which is dead center of the state. Do you have any idea what he is? I stumbled across your site while I was trying to identify this guy.
Thank You,
Diana

Hi Diana,
The Polyphemus Moth is one of the Giant Silkworm Moths also known as Saturnid Moths.

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