All photographs copyright (2003-2013) by Kris H. Light

<b>Polyphemus Moth </b>
<em>Antheraea polyphemus</em>
#7757 
Oak Ridge, TN (Anderson Co.)
7-22-11

I screamed with delight when I saw this moth on my carport (and scared my poor husband to death!). It was my first Polyphemus. This moth had a 6" w...
Polyphemus Moth
Antheraea polyphemus
#7757
Oak Ridge, TN (Anderson Co.)
7-22-11

I screamed with delight when I saw this moth on my carport (and scared my poor husband to death!). It was my first Polyphemus. This moth had a 6" wingspan! The false eyes on the lower wings are partially visible.

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