Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Giving Tuesday

Do you use BugGuide? Please consider a monetary gift on this Giving Tuesday.

Donate Now

Your donation to BugGuide is tax-deductible.

Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

See Moth submissions from National Moth Week 2023

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Genus Citheronia

Pine Devil Moth - Citheronia sepulcralis - female Splended royal moth, Citheronia splendens sinaloensis - Citheronia splendens Pine Devil Moth - Hodges#7708 - Citheronia sepulcralis - female Monster fea - Citheronia regalis Regal Moth - Sex? - Citheronia regalis Citheronia regalis Regal Moth - Citheronia regalis Citheronia splendens sinaloensis? - Citheronia splendens Citheronia regalis (Regal Moth) - Citheronia regalis
Show images of: caterpillars · adults · both
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Saturniidae (Giant Silkworm and Royal Moths)
Subfamily Ceratocampinae (Royal Moths)
Genus Citheronia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Citheronia Hübner, [1819]; Verz. bek. Schmett. (10): 153
Numbers lists three species in this genus: regalis, sepulcralis, and splendens. However, Citheronia phoronea (Cramer, 1779) was eeported as new to NA, in TX, in the LepSoc Season Summary (2003).