Cecropia: Our Largest Moth!

By Sheila Vincent, Public Programs Coordinator   Right now, there is a newly-emerged Cecropia Moth in the Butterfly House at Ashland.   These are huge, spectacular moths (the largest in North America, with a 6-inch wingspan) that are very short-lived. Cecropias belong to the giant silkmoth family, whose members typically only live a few days to a …

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