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Lobed Citheronia

Citheronia lobesis

Description:

fairly large moth, about 5cm (2 inches) wingspan,even with them mostly closed like this

Habitat:

desert

Notes:

I spotted this on the wall of the observatory, just after I had finished my nighttime scorpion hunting. Was a great way to end the night.

1 species ID suggestions

Lobed Citheronia
Citheronia lobesis

4 Comments

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Another ID from the moth wizard himself! Thanks Jake!

dandoucette
dandoucette 6 years ago

Thanks Maria.

Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

A beauty!

Huila, Colombia

Lat: 3.04, Long: -75.22

Spotted on Dec 29, 2012
Submitted on Jan 13, 2013

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