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CLOSED: What moth is this?

Frederick, MD(Zone 6a)

From wingtip to wingtip, measures about 7"

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Frederick, MD(Zone 6a)

better view of the body

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Andrews, NC(Zone 6a)


You have a cecropia moth, the largest North American moth. Of course to me this is one of my most favorite moths they really are beautiful.


Frederick, MD(Zone 6a)

Why thank you Gary! It is really beautiful :)

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