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Antheraea polyphemus silkmoth at Lake Ozonia

Posted by Carol Pynchon,
North Country explorer from Cincinnati, Ohio
June 30, 2016

The moth was on a chair on the deck of our camp, which is in a densely wooded area right on the water. Our resident moth expert (Pete Wyckoff) thought it appeared to be just "hatched" from its chrysalis. I arrived late afternoon and it stayed in the same place until dark. It was gone in the morning.