I work at a Marina in Howe Sound, BC Canada. Every year I see HUGE moths flying in the light, or ones that had a fight with a bird/bat and lost (the last 3 photos, his wings are damaged).


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If they can’t fly, then they are fed to one of the many spiders that are around the marina (they are going to die anyways, if they can’t fly they can’t feed).

One-eyed Sphinx Moth (Smerinthus cerisyi ) Wingspan 62 – 90 mm

One-eyed Sphinx Moth (Smerinthus cerisyi ) Wingspan 62 – 90 mm (2.4 to 3.55 inch)

Antheraea polyphemus (polyphemus moth) the giant silk moths. with an average wingspan of 15 cm (6 in).

Antheraea polyphemus (polyphemus moth) the giant silk moths. with an average wingspan of 15 cm (6 in).

Antheraea polyphemus (polyphemus moth) the giant silk moths. with an average wingspan of 15 cm (6 in).

Antheraea polyphemus (polyphemus moth) the giant silk moths. with an average wingspan of 15 cm (6 in).

Antheraea polyphemus (polyphemus moth) the giant silk moths. with an average wingspan of 15 cm (6 in).

The tears in this Antheraea polyphemus (Silk moth) he was attacked by a bat or a bird, and they lost him in the dark, on the ground. He was going to die on the ground anyways, and was fed to a HUGE Wolf spider outside my office.

Antheraea polyphemus (Silk moth)

Antheraea polyphemus (Silk moth)