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five spotted hawkmoth

Manduca quinquemaculata

Description:

It is a fairly large moth that has a 5 in. wingspan on their abdomen they have 5 orange spots.

Habitat:

found under a mercury vapor light bulb

Notes:

At night they can fly up to 30 mph and their host plant is tomato .

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ornithoptera80
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ornithoptera80

Texas, USA

Lat: 33.13, Long: -97.02

Spotted on Apr 5, 2019
Submitted on Jun 25, 2019

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