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Virginia ctenucha

Ctenucha virginica

Description:

Ctenucha virginica, the Virginia ctenucha, is a moth of the family Erebidae. The body is a metallic blue-green. The head is yellow-orange, with feathery antennae

Habitat:

Saw this Sphinx virginica in a small wooded clearing in a spot of trees along side a big field

Notes:

Never seen a cool moth like this before. The Wikipedia article mentions it's westward expansion.

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Wisconsin, USA

Spotted on Jun 22, 2019
Submitted on Jun 22, 2019

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