Subject: Moth identification
Geographic location of the bug: Manhattan, KS
Time: 06:30 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Found this moth on my deck this morning. With wings closed it’s about 1 inch in length.
How you want your letter signed: Andrea
This lovely Giant Silkmoth is a Honey Locust Moth, Syssphinx bicolor, which we identified on BugGuide. According to BugGuide: “Range mostly Upper Midwest, less common across se.”