Newly emerged Polyphemus Moth

Subject: pac nw wood moth
Location: gig harbor washington 98329
June 26, 2015 6:17 am
found this guy on back of house near night light, this morning rather warm yesterday and this morning, live in dense forested area, when this moths wings were opened it was hot pink or fuchsia with large dark circles or eyes in the center/both sides of course, the body and wings in general were dark brown mottled/like tree bark about 1-3/4″ in length, wingspan was about 2-1/2″ the out line shape of the wings was like a lime hawk moth, very irregular…………… what is it? thnx, Kim in Gig Harbor Washington
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Newly Emerged Polyphemus Moth
Newly Emerged Polyphemus Moth

This Polyphemus Moth has just emerged from its cocoon and its wings have not yet fully expanded.

well i looked at the pics of your identification and do not agree, sorry try again, kind regards, Kim

You are perfectly entitled to disagree with us, but you are mistaken.

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