Large Female at ~130 mm wingspan (>5 inches). Flying and laying eggs June 16, 2007. Insects (Insecta
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» Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths (Saturniidae
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» Polyphemus Moth - Hodges#7757 (Antheraea polyphemus
) Note the egg stuck on hind wing margin. Quickly took a couple of pictures and put her back out to finish her life mission. A beautiful moth in many features such as the fore wing spots which look and reflect like aluminum foil inserts.