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Edit: Thanks to a fellow projectnoah user’s suggestion and further reading, I believe this to be a Walnut Sphinx Moth. I have seen these beauties in our area often, but this one had an interesting purple color variation that I found just fascinating. It had an approximate wingspan of 2 inches.
I have seen these beauties in our area but I am not sure what they are. Sphinx moth of some variety? Thanks in advance for suggestions.
Spotted on Apr 25, 2019
Submitted on Apr 25, 2019