This is a male Polyphemus Moth. he was discovered inside an animal pen in Hutchins, Texas. Photograph courtesy Penny Halstead.

Polyphemus Moth - Big Swoll

Observation Details

County Dallas
City Hutchins
Date Aug 14, 2013
Time of Day Afternoon
Temperature Hot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Stationary
Gender Male
Maturity Adult
Observer Penny Halstead
Main Article Polyphemus Moth Observation Location