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Azalea sphinx moth

Darapsa choerilus


This is a moth species in the family Sphingidae first described by Pieter Cramer in 1779.It's larvae feed on azalea and some types of viburnum.The adults feed on tube shaped flowers such as datura, or lavendar.


woodlands, and forests.


Is a nocturnal flying moth.

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Texas, USA

Lat: 33.13, Long: -97.02

Spotted on Apr 7, 2019
Submitted on Jun 16, 2019

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