Moths in Maryland

Be it the giant cercropia or promethea silkmoths, or the spotted leopard moth, Maryland has it all. The pretty luna moth distinguished by its green body and flowing tail was a regular visitor here. However, its numbers saw a decline after a parasitic fly was introduced to combat the gypsy moth. Other invasive species besides the gypsy moth known to be a menace to the state include the Indian meal moth and common clothes moth.

Moths in Maryland (MD)

Large Moths: Cecropia Moth, Promethea Silkmoth, Giant Leopard Moth

Here is the list of moths found in Maryland arranged in order of the family they belong.

Saturniidae Moths

Hawk Moths

Erebidae Moths

Tropical Ermine Moths

Snout Moths

Clothes Moths