Found at the Elf Nursery in Coos Bay on a sunny day
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lee98632 says ... on Friday, Jun 1 at 5:50 PM
This weather warm and wet is bringing in all kinds of creatures. Weird thing is why all the spotting of larger species here in the NW?
Gramps says ... on Friday, Jun 1 at 11:48 AM
I could be wrong, but it looks like a "Polyphemus Moth"
Anonymous says ... on Sunday, Jul 31 at 3:24 PM
I believe it is a gypsy moth. They really are beautiful but do lots of damage.
Petersonfam says ... on Saturday, Jul 30 at 5:33 PM
Found one almost exactly like it today in our backyard!!
Anonymous says ... on Friday, Jul 10 at 1:30 PM
My daughter and I came across this same moth on the Bike trails east of Alton Baker Park, in Eugene. We took some photos also. Last week I was so excited to find another, but learned it had died! It's nice to see your posting!
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