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Large, colorful moth in the Saturniidae family. (Silk moth) 2.5-3.5 inch wingspan (63-88 mm). Males are yellow with tan design on wings, red on inner wings with eye spots of black, blue and white. Host trees: Willow, fir, Red Maple, Oak to name just a few.
On light, garage wall, and driveway near woodlands. Range: Southern Canada (Manitoba), Montana to New Mexico and east from there.
Spotted on Jul 3, 2012
Submitted on Jul 5, 2012
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