Glover’s Silk Moth?
January 16, 2010
We are in the hills near Temecula and have willows, buckbrush, ceanothus on the property.
Thanks for any additional information.
Matt Stone
Temecula, CA 92592

Ceanothus Silkmoth

Hi Matt,
Your visitor is a Ceanothus Silkmoth, Hyalophora euryalus, a California native that does not feed as an adult, but has a caterpillar that feeds on Ceanothus, or California lilac.  According to BugGuide, the larvae also feed on willow, so your property should be a natural habitat for the Ceanothus Silkmoth.

Ceanothus Silkmoth

2 Responses to Ceanothus Silkmoth

  1. jhonny says:

    needs more info

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