Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1164034

Cecropia silkmoth
Hyalophora cecropia

Observation date: June 19, 2018
Submitted by: PeteLicht
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth was on my deck railing, not near any plants. Outside temp was @ 70 degrees F, high humidity. Moth was still, slowly flapping wings.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: August 13, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Woodbury County, United States, Iowa