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Royal Walnut Moth - fuzzy face! Royal Walnut Moth. Found this beauty outside of my office in July 2015. Citheronia regalis,Regal Moth Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Royal Walnut Moth - fuzzy face!

Royal Walnut Moth. Found this beauty outside of my office in July 2015.

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  1. Royal Walnut Moth. Found this beauty outside of my office in July 2015. Posted 5 years ago
  2. A warm welcome to JungleDragon, Leslie. Awesome that you already figured out how to identify species, quite impressive. And a first species intro, way to go! Posted 5 years ago
    1. I'm just waiting for Leslie to upload some pictures of something completely awesome! I'll not spoil the surprise but they look like aliens!! Posted 5 years ago
    2. Thank you very much! Im lucky- my office has giant flood lights so every summer, we get so many awesome bugs! Going to try and upload all the shots in the next few days. Posted 5 years ago
      1. Cool, looking forward to it :)

        If you're into moths, @Ant is a great member to follow:

        Ant MarriottAnt Marriott

        He uses moth traps. Here's a list of his collection:
        http://www.jungledragon.com/list/323/british_moths.html
        Posted 5 years ago, modified 5 years 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 Leslie Lewis
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By Leslie Lewis

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Uploaded Nov 10, 2015. Captured Jul 8, 2015 18:17.
  • NIKON D3300
  • f/6.3
  • 10/1600s
  • ISO400
  • 46mm