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Regal Moth (Citheronia regalis) At a 365 + 395nm UV light setup at a mixed forest edge Citheronia regalis,Geotagged,Moth Week 2021,Regal Moth,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Regal Moth (Citheronia regalis)

At a 365 + 395nm UV light setup at a mixed forest edge

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  1. Perfect individual, and the shot is so sharp I can count the hairs (but won't). Posted 4 days ago
  2. Gorgeous! I have never seen one! Posted 4 days ago
  3. It has all been said. Wow! Posted 4 days ago
  4. Wow! All of your moth photos are amazing! Posted 4 days ago

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The regal moth, also called the royal walnut moth, is a North American moth in the saturniidae family. The caterpillars are called hickory horned devils. The adult has a wingspan of 3.75-6.1 in.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Jul 21, 2021. Captured Jul 21, 2021 05:12 in 227 Oakman Rd NE, Oakman, GA 30732, USA.
  • Canon EOS 6D Mark II
  • f/16.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO125
  • 100mm