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White-lined Sphinx

Hyles lineata

Habitat:

Porch light

Notes:

1,000th spotting!!! I was overjoyed when this awesome sphinx landed at my porch light. It let me take some great close ups of the face as well. These large moths look much like hummingbirds when they hover to feed on flowers. It's been a pleasure to contribute to this excellent site and I will definitely continue doing so! Thanks for your community and support!

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4 Comments

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 7 years ago

Your very welcome! I can't wait to see what comes my way next...

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 7 years ago

Thank you both very much; and SukanyaDatta, it's a pleasure to help!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 7 years ago

Congrats on the 1000th spotting. What a beautiful moth to put up as a milestone. Good luck with your future spottings and many thanks for all the ID help you have given me.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 7 years ago

Well done, Joshua :-) Congratulations. What a spectacular spotting to mark the occasion as well. I'll be an old man by the time I reach 1000 (spottings, not years haha)

JoshuaGSmith
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JoshuaGSmith

Arizona, USA

Spotted on Mar 17, 2015
Submitted on Mar 19, 2015

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