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Species Callosamia angulifera - Tulip-tree Silkmoth - Hodges#7765

Tuliptree Silkmoth Female - Callosamia angulifera - female Tulip Tree Silkmoth - Callosamia angulifera Tulip-tree Silkmoth - Callosamia angulifera - male Tulip Tree Silk Moth  - Callosamia angulifera - female green caterpillar - Callosamia angulifera moth - Callosamia angulifera Moth to black light - Callosamia angulifera Brown silkmoth - Callosamia angulifera
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths)
Subfamily Saturniinae (Silkmoths)
Tribe Attacini
Genus Callosamia
Species angulifera (Tulip-tree Silkmoth - Hodges#7765)
Hodges Number
Other Common Names
Giant Silkmoth
wingspan about 10 cm, based on Moth Photographers Group specimen
Males are brown centrally, females yellowish brown. On females the angular white spots are largest on the forewings.
Eastern and midwestern states: Canada south to FL, west to IL.
Larvae feed on Tuliptree, Liriodendron tulipifera.

Adults do not feed.