Subject: Moth
Location: Capac, Mich
May 17, 2017 4:58 pm
Can you help me identify this gorgeous creature, please?
Signature: MMF

Cecropia Moth

Dear MMF,
Yes indeed, the Cecropia Moth is a real impressive beauty, and based on his very feathery antennae, it is a male.  Like other Giant Silkmoths in the family Saturniidae, Cecropia Moths do not feed as adults, living only long enough to mate and lay eggs.

Location: Capac, Michigan

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