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White-lined Sphinx Moth

Hyles lineata

Description:

Upperside of forewing is dark olive brown with paler brown along the costa and outer margin, a narrow tan band running from the wing tip to the base, and white streaks along the veins. Hindwing upperside is black with a reddish pink median band. Wing Span: 2 7/16 - 3 9/16 inches (6.3 - 9 cm).

Habitat:

First sighting this year. Two were feeding on the pincushion flower. This is the larger of the two,

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gatorfellows
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gatorfellows

Texas, USA

Spotted on Apr 6, 2015
Submitted on Apr 10, 2015

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