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Moth Interference

June 11, 2012


Just as we were walking away from our room, I spotted this nice moth. I am now sitting on the bike, waiting for the photographer.

Ah, there she is.

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Location:Trail View Ln,Windham,United States

6 Comments leave one →
  1. mary m kelsey permalink
    June 11, 2012 10:54 am

    Cecropia ? A sight to behold . I would call it good fortune to have seen. Shadowg fall this morning . .Tho the forecast suggests the day may take a turn otherwise…so be it. Mary ..

  2. Libby Hedrick permalink
    June 11, 2012 10:58 am

    Ohhhhhhhhhhhhh!! Beautiful!! So glad you saw it, Tim, and so glad you photographed it, Suzy.

  3. Jean McPheeters permalink
    June 11, 2012 11:04 am

    The cecropia is North America’s largest native moth. A beauty!

  4. Louise Clarke permalink
    June 11, 2012 11:08 am

    Weather report this AM–Providence expecting a few showers Wed and Thurs, otherwise sunshine, low to mid 70’s all week. Enjoy. Louise

  5. Tom V permalink
    June 11, 2012 12:07 pm

    Ah, yes, Hyalophora cecropia. Early in the summer, I was running a black light at our place in the Adirondacks to follow the appearance of the “giant silk moths’–the family of moths to which the cecropia moth belongs. Lunas and polyphemus moths had shown up before I had to take a break to come back to Ithaca. I hope cecropias will have arrive in the ‘Dacks by the time I get back.

  6. Margot in Mystic permalink
    June 11, 2012 1:36 pm

    Thank goodness I still have your set of “Golden Nature Guildes.” I checked out the cecropia moth on page 87 of “Insects.” Beautiful. Please request more nature pictures from your photographer, please!

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