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Tulip-Tree Silkmoth

Callosamia angulifera

Habitat:

Found in my back yard in the woods. This was directly under a tulip tree

2 Species ID Suggestions

Promethea Moth
Callosamia promethea Callosamia promethea


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3 Comments

Bill Reynolds
Bill Reynolds 8 years ago

Please compare the following taxa:

Tulip-tree Silk Moth, Callosamia angulifera
http://bugguide.net/node/view/482

Promethea Moth, Callosamia promethea
http://bugguide.net/node/view/22990

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

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dandoucette
dandoucette 10 years ago

Nice spotting! This is also known as Spicebush Silkmoth. Male moths may fly late in the afternoon but females fly only at night.

brennen.raimer
Spotted by
brennen.raimer

Newark, Delaware, USA

Spotted on Jun 25, 2011
Submitted on Jun 25, 2011

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