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Antheraea polyphemus
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Published: December 17, 2010
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One of my most favourite pictures of a moth.

Thank you, creepycrawlies, for the scientific name of this moth!
Image size
2365x1524px 1.12 MB
IMAGE DETAILS
Make
Canon
Model
Canon PowerShot A720 IS
Shutter Speed
1/60 second
Aperture
F/4.8
Focal Length
35 mm
ISO Speed
250
Date Taken
Jun 4, 2009, 12:01:15 AM
Software
Microsoft Windows Live Photo Gallery14.0.8081.709
Sensor Size
4mm
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Heylormammy's avatar
Heylormammy|Hobbyist Photographer
Your beautiful work has been featured here
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Forbearnan's avatar
Awhhhh :hug:. Thank you so much!
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Heylormammy|Hobbyist Photographer
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Hahah, nice background [a computer case]. :P
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Gerjen's avatar
Fantastic!!!
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Elkenar|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Your photograph has been featured here: [link]
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Forbearnan's avatar
Thank you so much!
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Elkenar|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You're very welcome!
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Elkenar|Hobbyist Traditional Artist
That's cool! I really like the markings on the wings.
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Forbearnan's avatar
I liked the way the 'eyes' shimmered. :D
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kailor|Hobbyist Photographer
i love moths!!!!
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Forbearnan's avatar
Ditto! I'll submit a picture of a lunamoth later. I love it when they just randomly turn up at my door :D
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Excellent polyphemus moth!
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Forbearnan's avatar
Thank you! I've been looking all over for the name of this moth. What's it's full name?

~Forbearnan

Have a Happy New Year! :hugs:
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[link] Antheraea polyphemus.

You're welcome! This is one of my favorite moths-- I even have a specimen in a glass case, and I don't collect bugs at all. ^_^
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Thank you again. :)
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