7432.     This thing was attached to our sliding screen door. I couldn’t get a better picture because I was afraid to go out to the balcony. Toronto, On Canada


Number 7432.      This is a harmless moth in the family Saturniidae (giant silk moths). From its feathery antennae, it appears to be a male, hoping to find a mate before its life runs out in a week or less. These moths do not feed, but live off the fat reserves built up during its larval stage.