Cecropia

cecropia mothCecropia Senior only

Scientific name: Hyalophora cecropia (Linnaeus)
(Lepidoptera : Saturniidae)

Facts: The cecropia is one of our largest moths. This grayish moth can typically be found in wooded areas in the spring and summer. Male moths have feathery antennae and are strongly attracted to the unmated females. The huge larvae feed on leaves of various broad-leafed trees.

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