Cecropia Moth

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© Melissa Rieman
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UploadedJune 20, 2011
TakenJune 17, 2011
MakeCanon
ModelCanon EOS 60D
Exposure1/250 sec at f/7.1
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length200 mm
ISO3200
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or...at least that's as close as I could come to identifying this moth by Googling it!
This huge moth and it's mate were spending the day on my Maple tree. From what I've read, and if my identification is correct, this is the largest silk moth in North America with a wing span of 6 inches.

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  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (11 Jul 2011):

    It is beautiful and you got such a great capture!!!

  • Juanita Vivas

    Juanita Vivas gave props (12 Jul 2011):

    Such beautiful colors !! Great capture !!

  • Jim Wilton

    Jim Wilton gave props (24 Jan 2012):

    beautiful!!!

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