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Royal walnut moth

Citheronia regalis

Description:

Orange, yellow moth. The regal moth (Citheronia regalis), also called the royal walnut moth, is a North American moth in the saturniidae family. The caterpillars are called hickory horned devils.

Notes:

I will search for those caterpillars! they look great!

2 Species ID Suggestions

Regal moth
Citheronia bellavista
IrinaSh
IrinaSh 4 years ago
Royal walnut moth
Citheronia regalis Citheronia regalis


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3 Comments

maplemoth662
maplemoth662 2 years ago

Beautiful colors....

Diaz José Miguel
Diaz José Miguel 4 years ago

Thanks for the ID Irina!

dcslaugh
dcslaugh 4 years ago

Wow! Face to face with a colorful moth! :)

Diaz José Miguel
Spotted by
Diaz José Miguel

La Isabel, Provincia Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jan 14, 2016
Submitted on Jan 18, 2016

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