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Fig Sphinx Moth

Pachylia ficus

Description:

Large Sphinx Moth about 6 cm long. This one is much redder than the one spotted farther north in the mountains (central part of Chiapas) (http://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/238...).

Habitat:

Came to an ultraviolet light, Finca Argovia, Ruta de Café, Soconusco Area of Chiapas, about 2 hours north of Tapachula.

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LaurenZarate
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LaurenZarate

Chiapas, Mexico

Spotted on Nov 18, 2015
Submitted on Apr 12, 2016

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