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Cecropia moth

Hyalophora cecropia


Large moth with distinctive colouring.

1 species ID suggestions

KarenL 7 years ago
Cecropia moth
Hyalophora cecropia Hyalophora cecropia


KarenL 7 years ago

You are welcome stormy! I'm fairly new to the US so I'm still getting to grips with all the species too! I've yet to see one of these beauties but we planted around 40 maple trees last year so hopefully we will attract some in the future!

stormy 7 years ago

Thanks Karen! I'm still learning my moth ID's!

KarenL 7 years ago

Not a Buckeye but a beautiful Cecropia moth!

Deerfield Township, Michigan, USA

Lat: 42.75, Long: -83.85

Spotted on May 13, 2010
Submitted on Jan 15, 2012

Spotted for mission

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