Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1095862

Columbia silkmoth
Hyalophora columbia

Observation date: July 31, 2016
Submitted by: DQtie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 01, 2017
Coordinator notes: Possibly this is an intermediate form between H. columbia gloveri and euryalis. Tuskes, Tuttle, and Collins in "The Wild Silk Moths of North America" (1996) call this H. 'kasloensis" for purposes of id, not true nomenclature. See larval figure on plate 6.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia