Callosamia promethea
Promethea Pro*me"the*a, n. [NL. See {Prometheus}.] (Zo["o]l.) A large American bombycid moth ({Callosamia promethea}). Its larva feeds on the sassafras, wild cherry, and other trees, and suspends its cocoon from a branch by a silken band. [1913 Webster]

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