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large moth
Location: Martha’sVineyard, MA
July 25, 2011 7:22 am
Never saw this big moth around before.
Curious what it might be.
Signature: paperboy

Male Imperial Moth

Dear paperboy,
This stunning creature is a male Imperial Moth.  The female has more yellow wings than the male.

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Massachusetts
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7 Responses to Male Imperial Moth

  1. saw a female imperial moth 5″ wingspan northern iowa 7-17-14

  2. Candice says:

    found a female in southern Illinois. the moth was a beautiful bright yellow, and laid eggs.

  3. Sherry Simpson says:

    I saw a male; looks like the picture. In North Florida.

  4. Marian Clark says:

    There was an male imperial on my front window in Richmond Indiana.

  5. David says:

    I female let me pick her up in the northern suburbs of Philadelphia, PA
    August 10, 2017 First one I’ve ever seen!

  6. LaVerne Jones says:

    A male Found one in Richmond, Va. Amazing and still watching it.

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