Black Witch Moth

Black Witch Moth
On the ceiling of my covered terrace in Roca Verde, Atenas, Costa Rica.
Wing span about 5 inches.

This guy is pretty common and one of the 8,000+ moths in Costa Rica and appears in all parts of the country. He is one of the best travelers, appearing from Florida to Brazil.

Here’s a photo of another one inside my house last November:
And an earlier one that matches the description except for the color but it is a Black Witch:
Maybe you would like one for your Halloween Party?

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