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Syssphinx Moth

poss. syssphinx molina

Description:

Lovely large moth easily measuring 2.75" in diameter.

Habitat:

Tropical dry forest in NW Costa Rica half way through the six month rainy season.

Notes:

These shots specifically taken for moth week. Shot at 2 a.m. with flash and lights.f

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4 Comments

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 4 years ago

Thank you so much Mark. This was huge for me this is the first that I have seen here in CR. The first one posted for CR too! I was so excited when I walked outside to shoot at 2 a.m. and saw this guy. It looked like there were mostly geometrid moths, of which, there are millions right now.

Mark Ridgway
Mark Ridgway 4 years ago

Fabulous moth Larry. Like a big plush toy. You guys with your moths - envy from a cold dark winter. Keep up the good work... :-)

LarryGraziano
LarryGraziano 4 years ago

Thanks Jakubko! Same to you buddy!!!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 4 years ago

Fantastic! Happy Moth Week, Larry!

Costa Rica

Lat: 10.20, Long: -85.83

Spotted on Jul 23, 2013
Submitted on Jul 25, 2013

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