Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1207300

Columbia silkmoth
Hyalophora columbia

Observation date: May 31, 2019
Submitted by: Garrettsmith
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Spotted in Fort a la Corne forest in Saskatchewan. Seems to be quite a ways from it's normal range.
Status: Resident
Verified by: A_baldini
Verified date: May 18, 2020
Coordinator notes: This is not the Ceanothus Silkmoth, but rather the Columbia Silkmoth, Hyalophora columbia. It’s also possibly subspecies gloveri, the Glover’s Silkmoth.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Saskatchewan