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Amauta cacica, Sugar Cane Borer, Female
I was confused by the antenas, because they look like Butterfly antenas. But she is a Moth they call her "Butterfly Moth"....I moved her from the Trellis I am building to a Plant in the Garden and she stayed for 2 and a half day there...she did not lay eggs...
Gallery Forest. 900 Meters-3000 feet above sea level, next to Tanaca National Park, a Pasture , and in a Garden with Endemic trees, plants and flowers of Costa Rica.
Castniidae are a family of day flying moths with clubbed antennae. Breaking all the rules.
Spotted on Jun 9, 2019
Submitted on Jun 13, 2019