Subject: Maybe Cosmosoma but which species?
Geographic location of the bug: Costa Rica (Paraiso Quetzal Lodge)
Time: 07:47 AM EDT
Your letter to the bugman: We saw this bug in Costa Rica near the Paraiso Quetzal Lodge in February. I think it’s a Cosmosoma but I didn’t find the species. Looks like this one: http://www.zonacharrua.com/but
But I’m not sure it’s possible to have a subflamma in Costa Rica.
How you want your letter signed: JdA
While you are correct that this is a Wasp Moth in the subfamily Arctiinae, we do not believe you have the correct genus. We believe based on images posted to Smithsonian Tropical Research Institute that this is Homoeocera gigantea.