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Costa Rican Saturnid Moth -Xanthodirphia amarilla Forested area. In the night they approached the windows of our lodge. Paraiso Quetzal, close to San Gerardo de Dota and Cerro de la Muerte.<br />
I would be very grateful for any help on the ID. I am years searching for it!         Costa Rica,Geotagged,Spring,Xanthodirphia amarilla Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Costa Rican Saturnid Moth -Xanthodirphia amarilla

Forested area. In the night they approached the windows of our lodge. Paraiso Quetzal, close to San Gerardo de Dota and Cerro de la Muerte.
I would be very grateful for any help on the ID. I am years searching for it!

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  1. Thanks to Bill Oehlke and Claudio Flamigni for the ID. Posted one year ago
    1. Wow! Thanks so much Thibaud! All these years I have been looking for the species but I am not very good with moths haha :-D Posted one year ago

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Xanthodirphia amarilla is a species of moth in the family Saturniidae, found in Central America.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Thibaud Aronson
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Uploaded Jul 21, 2018. Captured Apr 23, 2014 03:31 in Carr Interamericana, San José, Costa Rica.
  • XZ-1
  • f/7.1
  • 1/40s
  • ISO200
  • 8.16mm