Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1162490

Columbia silkmoth
Hyalophora columbia

Observation date: May 28, 2018
Submitted by: paderalf
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth stayed perched on an outside screen for one full day and part of the next. Photos taken at multiple times throughout the first day. Lakeside cabin. Weather fair, sunny and dry. Hot -- mid 80's Farenheit. When rains finally arrived, moth left. Many dragonflies in close proximity prior to rains.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: June 29, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Itasca County, United States, Minnesota