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Wood Sphinx moth. Specimen 7-10 cm in length. Very furry, with colors ranging from deep brown to light pink. Beautiful highlighted ridges on ends of wings.
Deciduous woodlands; in areas with walnut, butternut, hickory, alder, beech, hazelnut and/or hop-hornbeam trees (common foods for caterpillars)
Found clinging to wooden deck on an overcast day. Clung for hours (presumably asleep, due to their nocturnal nature), disappearing overnight. A beautiful moth I had never seen before in all the years I've lived in Georgia.