Imperial moth resting on some caladiums
Kennedyh asked me to post this here, So I have done just that. See these on an average here at our home.
Here is a shot of the larva from 2 angles - found it in my backyard!
First time I've seen one here in GA
Beautiful pastel coloration up close, and so soft and furry!
Photo taken 08/29/06 - This pretty moth was resting on the side window of my car that was parked in the shade this hot summer afternoon
Photo taken 08/29/06 - Here's a close up view of the teddy bear looking face.
Imperial Moth resting on my wife's palm; found in our front yard in League City, TX
A green form Imperial moth larva (they can be brown) up close, found crossing my driveway on Sept 12, 2003. I'm sure he was on "walkabout" getting ready to go underground for the winter.
Found resting in my garden on the shady north side of my house.
Imperial moth resting on morning glory vines.
Imperial moth ready for his close-up.
Was laying eggs on the front door frame (San Antonio, TX)
After laying eggs (San Antonio, TX)
My husband and I found this on our apartment steps!! it is 4 inches wide and 3 inches long
My 6 year old daughter and I found this on our front porch! It is HUGE!
Imperial Moth on shed 08/02/08
found in newark, de on my pine tree....beauitful moth
I was taking pics of my new place and saw this "little" guy camping out on my front door!
This Imperial moth laid her eggs on our front porch and died there September 2, 2008 (Austin, Texas)
Found this large moth resting on our patio chair about 7:00 AM in College Station, TX. What a surprise to find such a colorful, large moth!
6/7/2009 On back patio. When I first glanced at it I thought it was a bat... Don't know anything about moths but it looked like your pictures. Photo owned by boyce1
Imperial Moth found on my back porch. Beautiful moth. wingspan approx 5"
Imperial Moth found in Salem, Wi. on 07/12/2009
Imperial Moth on the outside of a building in Ames, Iowa
Found this moth, dead, under pine trees.
something nipped the bottom left wing and this poor dear struggled from the ground to the tree
how regal !
her (i'd like to think of it as a she...) thorax was as big as my thumb and i have large hands for a woman !!
what a sweet face, gives me the warm and fuzzies !!
This lady was found at the Brentsville Historic Courthouse site on a door that is lit at night.
Imperial Moth hatched from cocoon we found a few months back. My daughter wanted to see what would hatch out of the cocoon we found.
This big guy (girl) was found by our front door! (San Antonio)
5th Instar Larvae Brown Version of Imperial Moth Rearing on Oak.
Imperial moth found on front porch in South Austin
I found this little fella scootin across the sidewalk at the apartments I manage in Victoria Tx.
found these two on a Mexican Flame vine
Underside of the same two moths
Sitting there on my downspout... never saw one before!
Found in Bonita Springs Florida 7/7/12
Found this moth beneath roof overhang on garden shed. Have seen them in prior years too.
Imperial moths mating on curb of my driveway.
Found this beauty on my porch yesterday! Photo taken in Oxford, GA Aug. 2012
Imperial moth larva just molted to 4th instar 8-01-12
Eight males observed, Hardwick Twp., Warren County, New Jersey.
Found in Rhododendron plants in a suburban area.
Imperial moth found on my screen door 07/27/13
Found this beautiful Moth hanging out on my bricks for several days. I have never seen one in Wisconsin! 7/2014
just found this i think i am right about this but im 2 hours north of syracuse
Eacle imperialis (Imperial Moth) a couple of hours before its transformation. Picture taken at Tower Lakes, IL
Here's Eacle Imperialis two hours into expanding its wings.