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Giant Silk Moth

Arsenura armida

Description:

Last night 3 of this gorgeous huge Moth came to my front Porch light... Alajuela, Costa Rica, Arsenura sp. Female, (Arsenura arianae, Arsenura armida?)After studing the Photograph it seem as there were 2 Females and a Male..But not 100 % sure...? The 3rd one looks like Male...?

Habitat:

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.

Notes:

This is Male not sure if same as this last one? https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/39...

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6 Comments

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 weeks ago

I am so glad you got the ID...loved the moth at first sight!

Thank you for the ID SukanyaDatta....I will edit now...That means I have Photographs of male and female now.....

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous moth. Really huge!

I placed new pictures because after looking at then I saw that there were 2 Females and a Male...?

Alfaro, Provincia Alajuela, Costa Rica

Lat: 10.07, Long: -84.52

Spotted on May 25, 2019
Submitted on May 27, 2019

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