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Cecropia moth
Hyalophora cecropia

Cecropia moth

Type of Insect: moth
Size: large
Overall Color: brown and dark red and gray
Larval Foods: maple and other trees
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: uncommon
Description: very large spectacular moths with prominent color banding and eyespots, not common this far west

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 06 Saturniidae (silk moths)
Genus: Hyalophora
Species: cecropia

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