Pena Springs area, Pajarito Mountains, Santa Cruz County, Arizona, USA July 27, 2013 Size: Large!
Came to lights at AZ BugGuide gathering field trip.
Pretty certain this is the royal moth Citherona splendens sinaloaensis. Photo taken in same region and one and two days, respectively, after the posts below:
Contributed by Aaron Schusteff on 24 December, 2013 - 1:57am Last updated 25 December, 2013 - 9:48pm
Disclaimer: Dedicated naturalists volunteer their time and resources here to provide this service. We strive to provide accurate information, but we are mostly just amateurs attempting to make sense of a diverse natural world. If you need expert professional advice, contact your local extension office.