Insects and Spiders - native

Hyalophora euryalus on May 18, 2020

Originally reported as European Gypsy Moth (Lymantria dispar)

Submitter has sample
EDRR Status: No Response/Action Required

Description of specimen

Found moth on my door at my cabin (formerly known as the Mountain House - 52855 US Hwy 20). Located between MP 52 and 53). This is second moth I have seen up there.
Moth dead in container


Dear Garth, This is one of our few stunning native giant silk moths, the ceanothus silk moth, Hyalophora euryalus.
Thank you, Helmuth

Helmuth Rogg
May 18, 2020, 9:31 a.m.