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Pandorus Sphinx

Eumorpha pandorus


Pale green forward wing has complex pattern of darker green patches and pink veins extending through inner ST area. Thorax is pale green with dark tegulae. Hodges #7859 Host plants are Grape, Ampelopsis, Virginia creeper.


Rich misic woods


My favorite sphinx. I've only ever seen this moth once before here, and it was years ago. This moth was fresh, newly eclosed and had chosen a daylily to dry his wings on. After my photo shoot, I moved it to the 'cathouse' and released it at dusk.

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cherohio 7 years ago

This is my favorite, too! This moth has real attitude!

DianePlatcoBrooks 8 years ago

Thank you Mona.

Mona Pirih
Mona Pirih 8 years ago

Beautiful..., very nice series..

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Corning, Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 12, 2013
Submitted on Jul 27, 2013

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