Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1048802

Sweetbay silkmoth
Callosamia securifera

Observation date: June 17, 2015
Submitted by: sugarbat
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in the parking lot of a local gas station in South Hill, Virginia. He was a little woozy so I think he'd just inflated his wings (scales lost flapping around inside fishbowl). Released after photographing. :)
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 04, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Virginia, Mecklenburg County