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Saturniidae
890082.007767Hyalophora cecropia (Linnaeus, 1758) – Cecropia Moth

Carol Wolf
Distribution: Caution: A single range map dot for a Canadian province may represent records without specific location data.
Similar Species:
  • Pinned specimens of related species. (Hint: select View by Region on the related species page.)
Synonymy: Phalaena cecropia Linnaeus, 1758
Samia albofasciata Sageder, 1933
Platysamia americana Tutt, 1901
Bombyx diana Castiglioni, 1790
Platysamia griffithsi Tutt, 1901
Platysamia heyeri Tutt, 1901
Samia macula Reiff, 1911
Samia obscura Sageder, 1933
Samia uhlerii Polacek, 1928
References
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Ferguson, D. C., 1972. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 20.2b: p. 246; pl. 18.1-2, 5. order or free PDF
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Species Page at Block Island Moths
  • Species Page at BugGuide.Net
  • Species Page at E. H. Strickland Museum
  • Species page at Moths of North Dakota.
Hyalophora cecropia
Steve Walter
Hyalophora cecropia
Tricia Little
Hyalophora cecropia
Jason Dombroskie
Hyalophora cecropia
D. Lynn Scott
Hyalophora cecropia
Ronnie Gaubert
Hyalophora cecropia
Tim Dyson - f.
Hyalophora cecropia
- 160mm – Jim Vargo
Hyalophora cecropia
- 120mm – Jim Vargo
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Valerie G. Bugh

Hyalophora cecropia
Betsy Higgins

Hyalophora cecropia
Robin Mcleod

Hyalophora cecropia
Stuart Schwartz
2nd & 3rd instars
Hyalophora cecropia
Stuart Schwartz
4th instar
Hyalophora cecropia
Stuart Schwartz
5th instar
Hyalophora cecropia
Robin Mcleod

Hyalophora cecropia
Anthony W. Thomas

Hyalophora cecropia
Anthony W. Thomas

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Martha Reinhardt


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