Hyalophora euryalis euryalis (Boisduval, 1855)

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Escondido, Sierra Nevada, California, USA [2013]
January - July
20 Hours, easy, but they emerge not close together
9-14 Days
Salix, Ceanothus, Arctostaphylos, Ribes, Arbutus menziesii,
Not an easy species to rear. They need lots of fresh air, so
outside rearing is preferred. Larva reach 8 cm of length.
After emerging from there cocoon, they leave a nice scent.

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