Another beautiful moth.

July 12th, 2008 by Chris

At the Davis’ camp near Unity, ME, I found this beautiful moth. It was quite docile as you can see.
On my hand

Perched on my finger

I believe it is a female Polyphemus Moth – Antheraea polyphemus (Hodges # 7757). BugGuide Moth Photographers Group The male has much larger (furrier) antenna.

Nate also played in the ocean, but I’ll want to write more on that later.

Additional vacation pictures are on the gallery.

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