Polyphemus Moth Resin Earrings
Polyphemus Moth Resin Earrings
Polyphemus Moth Resin Earrings
Polyphemus Moth Resin Earrings
Polyphemus Moth Resin Earrings
Polyphemus Moth Resin Earrings

Polyphemus Moth Resin Earrings

Regular price $35.00 Sale

Polyphemus Moth Resin Earrings-- Antheraea polyphemus

The second largest silkmoth in North America, with an appropriate name for its eyespots heralding from the Greek mythological one-eyed cyclops Polyphemus.

The Polyphemus Moth is native to all 48 contiguous US States, and feeds as a larvae on a wide variety of trees.  In southern states there are multiple broods.  Here in Oregon there is just one brood, with moths on the wing in late May to early July and larvae making cocoons to overwinter.

Item Details:

  • Two gorgeous real Polyphemus Moth wings, from one specimen for symmetry.   Choose hindwings or forewings.
  • Wings have a gorgeous epoxy resin finish on each side.
  • Very lightweight.
  • Choice of .925 sterling silver ear wires, or hypoallergenic Niobium ear wires.  (Niobium are less shiny, but contain no nickel.  See picture)