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Glover's Silkmoth

Hyalophora gloveri

Description:

Another large Silk Moth. Close to a 5 inch wingspan.

Habitat:

This moth was found in a shrubby areas of the prairies.

Notes:

My first North American Silk Moth.

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7 Comments

Carol Snow Milne
Carol Snow Milne 8 years ago

wow! Fantastic and congratulations!

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Congrats Ian, your spotting is featured in the Project Noah blog http://blog.projectnoah.org/post/5644164...

Carol Snow Milne 2
Carol Snow Milne 2 8 years ago

WOW! This reminds me of a combo of female Promethea and Cecropia Moth. Very cool. Lovely! I don't think this is native to my area of PA.

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 8 years ago

Gorgeous! Amazing color and pattern!
I hope I can spot this moth myself someday...

Cindy Mead
Cindy Mead 9 years ago

what a beautiful species

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Fantastic!

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 9 years ago

beautifull!!!

ianmaton
Spotted by
ianmaton

Alberta, Canada

Spotted on May 18, 2012
Submitted on Aug 4, 2012

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