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Subject: Is this Callosamia angulifera
Location: El Granada, California
May 29, 2015 4:59 pm
This big beauty was hanging on the wall outside my apartment, in El Granada (Half Moon Bay) California. Is this species native to the coastal SF Bay Area?
Signature: Spencer

Ceanothus Silkmoth

Ceanothus Silkmoth

Dear Spencer,
Your beautiful moth is a Ceanothus Silkmoth,
Hyalophora euryalus, and judging by the antennae, he is a male.  It is native to your area.  You can find additional information on BugGuide.

Ceanothus Silkmoth

Ceanothus Silkmoth

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: El Granada, California

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