Also known as the "Robin Moth", Cecropia moths are the largest moth found in North America, often achieving a wingspan of six inches. They range across the entire eastern two-thirds of the continent to the Rocky Mountain range. They are a member of the Saturniidae family, or giant silk moths. Females with a wingspan of 130 mm or more have been documented.  (Photo by: Jay Cossey)

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Also known as the "Robin Moth", Cecropia moths are the largest moth found in North America, often achieving a wingspan of six inches. They range across the entire eastern two-thirds of the continent to the Rocky Mountain range. - (Photo by: Jay Cossey)

Cecropia moth. I found one in a plant I purchased.  Sadly, there wasn't much life left in him.

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The Cecropia Moth - Hyalophora cecropia - is a beautiful creature seldom seen by the average citizen. It's life span as an adult is usually less than a week as it does not feed.

Cecropia moth Hyalophora cecropia Skogstjarna Carlton Co MN IMG_6573

Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) North America's Giant Silk Moth in the family Saturniidae

Cecropia Moth | Birds & Blooms With a wingspan that can reach 6 inches, it's the largest moth in North America. Still, the sizable cecropia often evades notice because it isn't active during the day. It's attracted to bright lights, however, & people often see it at night, perched on surfaces next to a light. It emerges from its cocoon when the weather gets warm, usually in late May or early June, and it lives for a brief week or two.

Common Name: Cecropia Moth Scientific Name: Hyalophora cecropia Family: Saturniidae Range: United States and Canada Fun Fact: Cecropia moths are North America's largest moth, with a wingspan of up to six inches.

Cecropia moth male - Igor Siwanowicz

libutron: “Cecropia Moth male by Igor Siwanowicz North America’s largest native moth Hyalophora cecropia (Saturniidae).

Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) is North America's largest native moth. Pretty, fuzzy face!

Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) is North America's largest native moth

Cecropia Moth is a beautiful creature seldom seen by the average citizen. It's life span as an adult is usually less than a week

I found 1 of these near a lake in Cape May, NJ. It was so beautiful Cecropia Moth is a beautiful creature seldom seen by the average citizen. It's life span as an adult is usually less than a week

Cecropia Moth Life Cycle - Hyalophora cecropia

Cecropia Moth Life Cycle - Hyalophora cecropia

Cecropia Moth--I used to catch these when I was little--now they are all gone;-(  I miss them & their beautiful caterpillars!

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The Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) is North America's largest native moth. It is a member of the Saturniidae family, or giant silk moths.

The Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) is North America's largest native moth. It is a member of the Saturniidae family, or giant silk moths.

Cecropia moth. The photo is amazing but I should never ever see one of these in real life.

earth-phenomenon: “ Cecropia Moth (Hyalophora cecropia) Is North America’s largest native moth. It is a member of the Saturniidae family, or giant silk moths. Females with a wingspan of six inches.

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