Tulip-tree Silkmoth (Callosamia angulifera)
|Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info) |
Family: Saturniidae (sa-tur-NEE-ih-dee) (Info)
This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
Machesney Park, Illinois
Old Fort, North Carolina
|By DiOhio |
|Positive ||DiOhio ||On Jan 18, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:
This moth closely resembles the Promethea but it is slightly larger.
The host plant is Tulip-tree but the larvae can also be reared on black cherry and sassafras.
Normally 2 broods in the south and one brood in the north.
Both sexes are active at night and come to the lights.
Timer: 8.37 jiffies (0.083657026290894).