Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1063975

Forbes' Silkmoth
Rothschildia forbesi

Observation date: September 05, 2015
Submitted by: bunnyangelbaby13
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Two moths on cocoon possibly mating. Very large in size, larger than any butterfly i have seen.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 06, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Hidalgo County