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Nessus Sphinx

Amphion floridensis


Body is stout; abdomen has 2 bright yellow bands and a tuft at the end. Upper side of wings is dark red-brown. Hindwing has a red-orange median band and a yellow spot on the costal margin; in some moths the median band ranges from pale to almost absent. 1 7/16 - 2 3/16 inches.


Forests, stream sides, and suburbs.

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Adarsha B S
Adarsha B S 9 years ago

Beautiful :)

JimmyE 9 years ago

Thank you! I added it to that mission.

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 9 years ago

Fantastic! Please add this to my mission, "Moths of the World:"

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Levittown, Pennsylvania, USA

Spotted on Aug 5, 2013
Submitted on Aug 5, 2013

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