Geographic location of the bug: Durbanville Hills, South Africa
Time: 06:53 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: Good day. I came across this beautiful moth at a wedding venue yesterday. About 3cm in length (rough estimate). Any idea how to identify it?
How you want your letter signed: Francois
I managed to ID it myself after submitting. It is “Diaphone eumela”, the Cherry Spot.
Thank you for submitting your image of the lovely Cherry Spot, for identifying it and for writing back to us with your identification. The species is well represented on African Moths.