Promethea Moth Callosamia promethea (Drury, 1773)  Synonyms: Hodges #7764.

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Host plants include Sassafras, Tulip Poplar, Sweetgum, American Basswood (Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).

There are 76 records in the project database.

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Promethea Moth in Cecil Co., Maryland (5/19/2016). Photo by Shannon Schade. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (5/26/2018). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/28/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (7/24/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A male Promethea Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (6/14/2017). Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

A female Promethea Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/9/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A female Promethea Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/9/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (6/13/2015). Verified by Roger Downer/BAMONA. Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/13/2014). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (5/17/2014). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/15/2014). Photo by Fritz Flohr Reynolds. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth caterpillar in Howard Co., Maryland (7/21/2019). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A worn Promethea Moth in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (6/24/2015). Photo by Elaine Arnold. (MBP list)

A male Promethea Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (8/5/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A female Promethea Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/8/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth larva in Harford Co., Maryland (7/13/2014). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth caterpillar in Frederick Co., Maryland (9/12/2018). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth caterpillar (fifth instar) in Charles Co., Maryland (7/30/2009). Verified by Ryan St. Laurent/BugGuide. Photo by Eric Gofreed. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth larva in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/2/2017). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

A third instar Promethea Moth caterpillar in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/27/2015). Determined by Ross Hill/BugGuide. Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

Early instar Promethea Moth caterpillars in Garrett Co., Maryland (8/4/2018). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 1- Hatched eggs on Spicebush. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 2- First instar Caterpillars. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 3 - Second instar and newly shed third instar caterpillars. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 4 - Third instar caterpillars. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 5 - Fourth instar caterpillar. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 6 - Fifth (last) instar shedding old skin. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 7 - Fifth (last) instar feeding on Spicebush. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 8 - Constructing cocoon. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth cocoon in Baltimore Co., Maryland (8/8/2014). Photo by Brandon Woo. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth cocoon found on Common Spicebush in Howard Co., Maryland (3/18/2018). Photo by Jonathan Blithe. (MBP list)

A Promethea Moth cocoon in Dorchester Co., Maryland (12/2/2014). Photo by Jonathan Willey. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth cocoon on a Spicebush, in Montgomery Co., Maryland (4/2/2016). Photo by Jane Hill. (MBP list)

Promethea Moth development in Calvert Co., Maryland. 9 - Completed cocoon. Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)


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