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

CountyDallas
CityHutchins
DateAug 14, 2013
Time of DayAfternoon
TemperatureHot (greater than 89°F/32°C)
WeatherPartly Cloudy
HabitatRecreation-Park
Type of BehaviorStationary
GenderMale
MaturityAdult
ObserverPenny Halstead