Is this an imperial moth?
Location: Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
July 23, 2011 1:42 am
Hello, this moth has been hanging around my back door this evening. Normally I can easily identify the strange giant moths on my door from pictures you have posted, but I’m not sure about this one. It is a greenish-brown sort of camouflage color. I tried to get as good of pictures as possible, but it was hard to get shots of its underbelly. Thanks!
Signature: Jess

Imperial Moth

Hi Jess,
Your identification of this Imperial Moth is absolutely correct.  She is a female.  Males have more purple markings on the wings.

Location: Pennsylvania

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