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Promethea moths - go rent a room.

 
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Jun 20, 2007 11:27 |  #1

Looked out the window this morning and saw a pair of Promethea Moths practicing nature at its best. These guys are big; about 4" across.

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Edit:Oops, should be Cecropia Moths

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Jun 20, 2007 11:36 |  #2

They're actually Cecropia Moths, but cool find and shots anyway! :-)


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Jun 20, 2007 11:45 |  #3

You're right. I stopped looking after I saw a picture of the Promethea and was fooled by what I took as a yellow forewing edge.


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Jun 20, 2007 19:35 |  #4

Cool captures of a moth I have not seen in 20 years or more,


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