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White-lined sphinx moth

Hyles lineata


What is it? Flies like a hummingbird, looks like a moth with the proboscis of a butterfly.

1 Species ID Suggestions

LuckyLogan 9 years ago
White-lined sphinx
Hyles lineata Hyles lineata

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Maria dB
Maria dB 9 years ago

Nice first spotting on Noah - welcome to the Project!

HeatherK 9 years ago

LuckyLogan, thanks for the ID and info!

ForestDragon 9 years ago

Those are great action shots! The Sphinx moths are very neat moths.

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Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA

Spotted on Jul 29, 2012
Submitted on Aug 21, 2012

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