Citheronia regalis (Fabricius, 1793)
Status: Rare resident
Range: Southeastern United States north to New York and the Great Lakes and west to eastern Texas, Oklahoma and into Missouri.
Larval Hostplant(s): In our area Hickory (Carya sp.) and Walnut (Juglans sp.) trees are the hostplants that are likely utilized.
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: A single brood. Nebraska records range from …
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands with Hickory or Walnut trees.
Avg. Wingspan: 4 – 6 1/4 Inches
Found at: Rare
Overwintering: As pupae on/in the forest floor.
Similar Species: None