Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 543409

Promethea silkmoth
Callosamia promethea

Observation date: June 05, 2011
Submitted by: x.MelissaHill.x
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: During the day, was hot outside, on the back deck. It was very friendly but started shaking once it was picked up. Stayed around for a few minutes after that and then flew away gracefully.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ranger Steve Mueller
Verified date: August 14, 2011
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Berrien County, Michigan, United States