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

Commentary

Dear Garth, This is one of our few stunning native giant silk moths, the ceanothus silk moth, Hyalophora euryalus.
http://pnwmoths.biol.wwu.edu/browse/family-saturniidae/subfamily-saturniinae/hyalophora/hyalophora-euryalus/
Thank you, Helmuth

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