Female Cecropia Moth

Subject: Ceanothus Silk Moth?
Location: Choctaw, Oklahoma
May 23, 2017 5:15 pm
Found in central Oklahoma 5/22/2017.Attached are two photos.
Curious what it is if not Ceanothus silk moth.
If it is it’s a long way from home.
Signature: Dave Osborne

Cecropia Moth

Dear Dave,
You are correct that you are too far east for this to be a Ceanothus Silkmoth.  It is actually a closely related female Cecropia Moth.

Thank you very much for the insight.
Dave Osborne

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