15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hyalophora cecropia

North americas largest moth! Here we have a Hyalophora cecropia moth. Its a female, weak as she has laid her egggs on the stick pictured. Rare to see, cool find.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Stewartville, Minnesota, United States of America
Copyright: © Shawnee Hoffman