Regal Moth Citheronia regalis (Fabricius, 1793)    Synonyms: Hickory Horned Devil, Hodges #7706, Royal Walnut Moth.
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Lepidoptera   >   Family Saturniidae   >   Genus Citheronia   

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Host plants include Butternut, Black Walnut, Sweetgum, Winged Sumac (Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants).

There are 76 records in the project database.

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A Regal Moth in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/20/2009). Photo by Hans Holbrook. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth found in Prince George's Co., Maryland (6/20/2009). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth in Montgomery Co., Maryland (6/29/2012). Photo by Dave Czaplak. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth in Harford Co., Maryland (7/6/2020). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

Regal Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/22/2014). Photo by Mike Burchett. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/11/2014). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (6/26/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth in Washington Co., Maryland (7/19/2014). Photo by Lisa Shannon. (MBP list)

Regal Moth in Charles Co., Maryland (6/18/2018). (c) Tim Emhoff, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Tim Emhoff via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

Regal Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (7/2/2017). (c) Timothy Reichard, all rights reserved. Photo by Timothy Reichard. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth in Allegany Co., Maryland (8/18/2015). Photo by Sarah Milbourne. (MBP list)

A female Regal Moth in Calvert Co., Maryland (6/18/2006). Photo by Arlene Ripley. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth in Howard Co., Maryland (2004). Photo by Larry Line. (MBP list)

A male Regal Moth in Myersville, Maryland (7/3/2002). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A female Regal Moth in Frederick Co., Maryland (7/9/2002). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Hickory Horned Devil caterpillar in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/24/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth caterpillar in Montgomery Co., Maryland (9/8/2019). Photo by Bonnie Bell. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth caterpillar in Washington Co., Maryland (8/16/2020). Photo by Mark Etheridge. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth caterpillar in Howard Co., Maryland (7/8/2012). Often referred to as the Hickory Horned Devil, Regal Moth caterpillars look very fierce with lots of spines and bold colors, but they are actually harmless. Photo by Richard Orr. (MBP list)

Regal Moth caterpillar in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (7/20/2017). Photo by Anthony VanSchoor. (MBP list)

An early instar of the Regal Moth caterpillar, or Hickory Horned Devil, in Howard Co., Maryland (8/4/2013). Photo by Bonnie Ott. (MBP list)

A Regal Moth caterpillar in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/2/2017). Photo by Bob Cammarata. (MBP list)


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