Saturday, August 6, 2011

Offering fruit to Polyphemus moth futile. Their caterpillars store up the food and the moth lives only a short time with the goal of mating and laying eggs on a suitable host tree

For information about Antheraea polyphemus, the Polyphemus moth, see Wiki
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Males have bushier antenae than females have

Mouth parts don't allow such moths to feed

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