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Honey Locust Silk Moth

Syssphinx sp.


A bright orange and pink Silk Moth, 3 cm in length. No white spots on the upper wing but lots of brown spotting and the long diagonal line is slightly curved. This is a male. The genus Syssphinx used to be Sphingicampa. Family Saturniidae.


Photographed at a Black Light, Km 15.5, Highway between San Cristobal and Tuxtla Gutierrez, overlooking the Grijalva valley, Chiapas, Mexico.

Notes: http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.ed...

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Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Jul 22, 2019
Submitted on Jul 25, 2019

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