Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Cecropia Moth

I found this guy outside the barn. 
He's a cecropia moth, the largest North American moth.

I like his feathery antennae.
Here's a table explaining the difference between butterflies & moths.
Antennaerounded clubs on the endsthin or often feathery
Bodythin and smooth thick and fuzzy
Activeduring the dayduring the night
Pupal Stagechrysaliscocoon
Wingsheld vertically when restingheld flat against body when resting

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