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Moth-female black witch? Markings don't seem to match - Thysania zenobia

Moth-female black witch? Markings don't seem to match - Thysania zenobia
New Braunfels, Comal County, Texas, USA
December 12, 2014
Size: Wingspan ~5.5"
This large moth came to the lights at work. Because of its size and shape, I thought it was a female black witch, but it's markings look different to me than the pictures of female black witches that I have seen. Any help would be greatly appreciated here! This moth is the same size as a male black witch that I encountered during the summer,

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

I think
Nancy nailed it..i was thinking Lytrosis, but second thought its too big for that!

Do you think it might be an O
Do you think it might be an Owl Moth - Hodges#8647 (Thysania zenobia)


The Info page gives a WS of 10-15cm (4-6") http://bugguide.net/node/view/156381

 
I think so!
That looks exactly like it to me!

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