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Citheronia splendens (Splendid Royal Moth)

Wikipedia Abstract

The splendid royal moth (Citheronia splendens) is a moth of the Saturniidae family. It is found from southern Arizona south into central and south-eastern Mexico. The wingspan is 106–150 millimetres (4.2–5.9 in). Adults are on wing from July to August.
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Prey / Diet

Arbutus menziesii (Pacific madrone)[1]
Carya glabra (pignut hickory)[1]
Carya illinoiensis (pecan)[1]
Gossypium thurberi (Thurber's cotton)[1]
Juglans cinerea (butternut)[1]
Juglans major (Arizona walnut)[1]
Juglans nigra (black walnut)[1]
Juglans regia (English walnut)[1]
Liquidambar styraciflua (sweetgum)[1]
Malosma laurina (laurel sumac)[1]
Mangifera indica (mango)[1]
Schinus polygama (Hardee peppertree)[1]



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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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