Subject: Beautiful big moths
Location: Ripley mississippi
August 7, 2015 9:39 am
Hello I live in Ripley mississippi and woke to these beautiful moths on my porch what kind are they?
Signature: S.mckeown

Royal Walnut Moth

Royal Walnut Moth

Dear S. mckeown,
Both of your moths are Giant Silkmoths in the family Saturniidae.  The redder individual is a Royal Walnut Moth and the yellow and purplish moth is a male Imperial Moth.

Imperial Moth

Imperial Moth

Location: Ripley, Mississippi

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