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Butterfly
May 18, 2010
What kind of butterfly is this?
Betsy
N. California

Polyphemus Moth

Hi Betsy,
Giant Silk Moths like this Polyphemus Moth are often mistaken for butterflies because many people are under the misconception that all moths are small and drab.

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2 Responses to Polyphemus Moth

  1. Bret says:

    Just found a Polyphemus moth here in Willits, CA – let me know if you want the picture that I took, and how I would send it.
    thanks,
    Bret

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