"I had pretty much decided that they dozed while they hovered! But after I took this picture, I found that occasionally people have been able to get photos of them resting. I’d never seen it before, so it was a real treat. I’d be delighted for you to use it."
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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
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Enjoy some of nature's wonderments, giant silk moth cocoons. Cocoons of the local Saturniidae are sold and shipped while in a dormant state in the fall and winter. Beautiful giant silk moths emerge in spring and summer. Online help is available.
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