Caviria sp.

Satin Moth

Caviria sp., Satin Moth photo from Belize


Family: Erebidae

Subfamily: Lymantriinae


This genus was first described in 1855; its type species is Caviria substrigosa, from Brazil. No members of the genus are found in the Nearctic.

Photo data: 7 March 2013. Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, Belize.

GPS data: 17.0406, -88.9851. Elevation 375 meters above sea level.