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White-Lined Sphinx Moth

Hyles lineata

Description:

White-Lined Sphinx Moth on the roof eave of my house porch. Approximately 1.5 inches long. The White-lined sphinx (Hyles lineata) is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It lives from Central America, through the United States and into parts of Canada.

Habitat:

Roof eave of urban house porch.


1 species ID suggestions

White Lined Sphinx
Hyles lineata

5 Comments

misako
misako 5 years ago

Thanks Yuko!

YukoChartraw
YukoChartraw 5 years ago

Gorgeous and furry! I wish I could pet it!

ConorSheaWing
ConorSheaWing 5 years ago

No problem.

misako
misako 5 years ago

Thank you for the ID ConorSheaWing!

ConorSheaWing
ConorSheaWing 5 years ago

Beautiful moth, I've encountered a few of these and they're fairly common.

California, USA

Lat: 37.83, Long: -122.28

Spotted on Feb 2, 2013
Submitted on Feb 7, 2013

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