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Rustic Sphinx

Manduca rustica rustica

Description:

I found this specimen in my yard

Habitat:

Virginia to south Florida, west to Arkansas, Texas, southern New Mexico, Arizona, and southern California and Puerto Rico and Cuba, and then further south through Central America to Brazil, Bolivia, Uruguay and Argentina

Notes:

In last picture, its proboscis stretched

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago
Rustic Sphinx
Manduca rustica rustica Manduca rustica


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2 Comments

Maria dB
Maria dB 8 years ago

Cool series; especially like the third photo

LeanneGardner
LeanneGardner 8 years ago

It's huge!

LeonardoMB
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LeonardoMB

São José do Rio Pardo, São Paulo, Brazil

Spotted on Jan 4, 2013
Submitted on Jan 4, 2013

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