Threats to the population of Cecropia Moths include a parasite that eats caterpillars from the inside out, viral pathogens, hungry squirrels, pollution, inadvertent insecticide poisoning, and habitat loss due to urbanization.
Details of the:
Cecropia Silk Moth
Category: Butterfly or Moth
Common name: Cecropia Silk Moth
Scientific Name: Hyalophora cecropia
Other Names: Cecropia Moth, Robin Moth
Size (Adult, Length): 110mm to 150mm (4.33in to 5.91in)
Identifying Colors: brown, gray, white, black, blue, ivory, rust
Additional Descriptors: large, eyespots, flying
North American Reach (Though Not Limited To*): Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming; Alberta; British Columbia; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Saskatchewan
* Keep in mind that an insect's reach is not limited by lines on a map and therefore may appear in areas/regions/states beyond those listed above.