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five spotted hawkmoth

Manduca quinquemaculata


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


found under a mercury vapor light bulb


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

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Texas, USA

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

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