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Twin-spotted sphinx (female)

Smerinthus jamaicensis

Description:

Outer margin of forewing is unevenly scalloped; costal margin of hindwing is almost straight. Upperside of male forewing is gray with black and white markings; female is yellowish brown with dark brown and white markings. Hindwing of both sexes is mostly red with a pale yellow border; blue patch may appear as a single eyespot or be divided by black bands to create two or three spots.

Habitat:

Prairies and wetlands.

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Saskatchewan, Canada

Spotted on Jul 6, 2013
Submitted on Jul 16, 2013

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