Imperial Moth, Eacles imperialis

Another drawing is finally finished.

The completion was last Wednesday at 11:22AM. The “gestation period” for this piece of work began last spring, was interrupted by summer, and now that fall “drawing season” has begun, our drawing groups is meeting again, and the pencils are out…

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For more info, see https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eacles_imperialis .

If you’d like to see what this critter looks like before pupating go to: https://thetompostpile.wordpress.com/2012/09/22/the-imperial-boy/ .

This drawing is in honor of my friend Paul Goldstein (PhD), who has written scientifically about this beautiful insect. He likes the drawing, so it must be reasonably accurate.

 

 

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