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Rothschildia Silkmoth

Rothschildia triloba

Description:

This is one of the biggest and most beautiful costa rican moths. The wingspan of this individual was about 12 cm. It belongs to the family Saturniidae.

Habitat:

It can be found from southern Texas to Brazil from sea level to about 1200 m (4000 ft.).

Notes:

Thanks to bayucca for the ID correction.

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bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Rothschild's Moth
Rothschildia triloba CR09_D300_2063a | Flickr - Photo Sharing!


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4 Comments

pmbagga
pmbagga 9 years ago


so beautiful...

Great first spotting. Welcome to Project Noah.

KevinBBabbitt
KevinBBabbitt 9 years ago

Wow that is beautiful amazing colors and photo!

nexttogone
nexttogone 9 years ago

Beautiful! I see that it can be found in southern Texas. I hope to see one here then.

juan.moreira
Spotted by
juan.moreira

Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jun 11, 2012
Submitted on Aug 11, 2012

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