Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1255882

Promethea silkmoth
Callosamia promethea

Observation date: June 25, 2020
Submitted by: rdctinsnips
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Two specimens appeared to be mating in a balsam tree on the shady edge of the woods in Gnesen Township, St. Louis County, MN. It was late afternoon on a hot, sunny day. They were below a insect light that was plugged in, but not lit.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: June 28, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, St. Louis County