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Cecropis Moth
Photos © Avery Engstrom

Cecropia Moth
Hyalophora cecropia
Superfamily: Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths, Bombycoidea
Family: Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths, Saturniidae

Habitat: Open areas with adjacent trees and green spaces, such as early successional, meadows, and waterways.

Attracted to lights and increasingly common in urban and suburban areas