‘Tarantulas with wings’: See in photos the Giant silk moth Antheraea polyphemus | Animals – Environment – Life — Archyde

Photographs of a 6-inch-long species with large wings and hairy legs flooded social media, causing panic among netizens who described it as a ‘winged tarantula’. However, despite its great resemblance to an arachnid, it is actually a type of moth (Antheraea polyphemus), which lives in Mexico, United States and Canada. (You may be interested in:…

‘Tarantulas with wings’: See in photos the Giant silk moth Antheraea polyphemus | Animals – Environment – Life — Archyde
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