Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1120794

Columbia silkmoth
Hyalophora columbia

Observation date: June 16, 2017
Date notes: Actually the moth has been on my porch for over a week, now.
Submitted by: nanoliz
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: She is staying mostly in one place and isn't active at all. We are @ 5,660 ft altitude. Is she safe out there during 40 degree nights? Concerned that I should move her inside until overnight temps are warmer.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 17, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Park County, United States, Montana