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Glover's Moth - Hyalophora columbia - female

Glover's Moth - Hyalophora columbia - Female
south central MT, almost WY, Carbon County, Montana, USA
May 18, 2007
I found two of these big boys. They're attracted by my yard light - and were on the ground & on the garage in the morning.

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Moved from Hyalophora.

WOW!!!
What a beautiful specimen! The deep purple and the thickly, white tuft body distinguish this as a gloveri moth "hyalophora columbia gloveri". it is also a female judging by the narrow antenna. BEAUTIFUL!!!

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Moved from Moths.

cool
According to the guide page Glover's silk moth is now just a supspecies of Hyolophora columbia, namely H. c. gloveri. Either way, it seems to be new to the guide, if that's what this is.

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