Cecropia

moth-cecropia-1The range of the Cecropia moth is from Nova Scotia and Maine south to Florida and west across southern Canada and the eastern United States to the Rocky Mountains. Caterpillars feed on trees such as the sugar maple, birch, dogwoods, willows, and a variety of fruit trees. Adults do not feed. Their wingspan is 4 1/2 inches to 6 inches.

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