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Brown and Yellow Sphinx

Xylophanes ceratomioides


I guess this is a type of Hawk or Sphinx moth...


found in the evening on a sheet under a halogen light, in mountain rainforest outside Tuis, Costa Rica

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Brown and Yellow Sphinx
Xylophanes ceratomioides Xylophanes ceratomioides

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pamsai 9 years ago

thanks Jacubko for yet another ID. And yes a more glamorous name would suit better!

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

The common name is unfortunately a bit bland for such a gorgeous moth!

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Cartago, Costa Rica

Spotted on Jul 14, 2013
Submitted on Jul 23, 2013

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