Polyphemus

polyphemus

Polyphemus

Scientific name: Antheraea polyphemus (Cramer)
(Lepidoptera : Saturniidae)

Facts: The polyphemus is another one of the giant silk moths. It is generally a medium brown color with conspicuous eye spots in the wings. The larvae feed on various broad-leafed trees. They usually form pupae on the ground where they roll leaves into the pupae.

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