Subject: Antheraea Oculea
Geographic location of the bug: Edgewood, New Mexico
Time: 01:14 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Oculea silk moth. Emerged under the English Oak in our back yard on June 21, 2020.
How you want your letter signed: J. Bryan
Dear J. Bryan,
Thanks so much for submitting your gorgeous image of an Oculea Silkmoth or Western Polyphemus Moth, Antheraea oculea. According to BugGuide: “Adults are also similar to A. polyphemus, but darker and with more markings around the eye spots. ”