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Sundowner Moth

Sphingomorpha chlorea


Looks like wood chips. Various shades of brown, with eye motif.


Found it in my bedroom, sitting on the wall above the bed-lamp.

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MarleneBriel 7 years ago

Thank you guys! It is so much more fun if one has a name for your spotting. We are learning so much. Really appreciate the assistance.

bayucca 7 years ago

What a wonderful name!! And it really looks at first like a sphinx moth (Sphingomorpha sic!). Nice capture!

Mari du Preez
Mari du Preez 7 years ago

This could be a sundowner moth.

Spotted by

Madibeng Local Municipality, North West, South Africa

Spotted on Jan 28, 2013
Submitted on Jan 28, 2013

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