the largest moth (Hyalophora cecropia) of the U.S., having wide brown wings, each with a crescent-shaped spot of white edged in red
Origin of cecropia mothfrom Modern Latin Cecropia, name of a genus of mulberry trees, after Cecrops
A large North American silkworm moth (Hyalophora cecropia) having brownish wings with red and white markings.
Origin of cecropia mothNew Latin cecropia specific epithet from Latin feminine of Cecropius Athenian from Greek Kekropios from Kekrops Cecrops, a legendary Athenian knight
female cecropia moth