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Glover's Silkmoth

Hyalophora columbia gloveri

2 Species ID Suggestions

Dragoon 8 years ago
Cecropia Moth
Hyalophora cecropia

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Bill Reynolds
Bill Reynolds 6 years ago

This species complex within the Hyalophora is a bit of a mess - see Bugguide for details. I have included links to a few papers & incl. sources discussing the issues.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 6 years ago

Thanks so much for the correction, Bill!

Bill Reynolds
Bill Reynolds 6 years ago

Fo details, compare H. gloveri ( and H. columbia (

Bill Reynolds
Bill Reynolds 6 years ago

NOT Glover's Silk Moth - H. columbia gloveri comprises all populations to the west ...along the Western Plains, Rockies and Great Basin States (all similar moths/populations occurring in the Great Lakes region and east belong to H. columbia nominate).

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

What a lovely moth! This looks more like Glover's Silkmoth to me though:

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Spotted on Jun 15, 2013
Submitted on Jun 15, 2013

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