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"Polyphemus Moth"

The Polyphemus Moth is a creature of superlatives. It is one of our largest moths (4-6" wingspan), most widespread (all of U.S. except desert southwest), and of course one of our most beautiful native animals. Its name originates from the giant cyclops of Greek mythology, Polyphemus, who had one large eye in the center of his forehead.

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