macro&micro

-Estoy enfermo de muerte.
-¿Qué le pasa?
-Ella quiere a otro.
-¿Y es mejor que usted?
-No, pero la hace feliz.
-¿Y usted?
-Yo la volvía loca.
-¿A qué se refiere?
-Él la hace sonreír por una semana,
y yo todo el año. Él la ha hecho llorar, y yo nunca.
-¿Y por qué sigue con ese?
-No sé, tal vez sea masoquista.
-Tiene sentido.
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6/30/15

Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)Family Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths) Subfamily Saturniinae (Silkmoths) Tribe Saturniini Genus Antheraea Species polyphemus (Polyphemus Moth - Hodges#7757)

Lovely lady all tattered and torn. :(

Explanation of Names Polyphemus was the mythological one-eyed cyclops, mentioned in The Odyssey of Homer. Size Wingspan 100–150 mm Identification Adult: large, brown, with a small round eyespot near the middle of the forewing, and a huge round or elliptical eyespot near the middle of the hindwing. Males  have much smaller bodies but much larger and more feathery antennae than do females (below, right). There is a lot of variability in this species.Larva: body large, bright green, with red and silvery spots below setae, and oblique yellow lines running through spiracles on abdomen; diagonal streak of black and silver on ninth abdominal segment; head and true legs brown; base of primary setae red, subdorsal and lateral setae have silver shading below; end of prolegs with yellow ring, and tipped in black. Range Widespread in North America: southern Canada southward. Most widespread North American saturniid: found in all Canadian provinces except Newfoundland. Found in virtually every one of the continental United States Habitat Deciduous forests, orchards, some wetlands. Adults (imagos) of both sexes frequent at lights. Season In southern United States, adults fly April–May and July–August (2 broods); in northern part of range, adults fly from May to July (1 brood).
Larvae present March to November Food Larvae feed on leaves of broad-leaved trees and shrubs, including birch, grape, hickory, maple, oak, willow, and members of the rose family.
Adults do not feed.