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Hagen's Sphinx

Ceratomia hageni


Displays the "mohawk" and "worm-like" antennae of my previous sphinx spotting, but the coloration was quite different. Had mossy-green, powdery-white, and flat-brown tones, reminiscent of tree bark with lichens.


Found in Northeast Missouri, near mostly fruit and nut orchards, but other wooded areas are nearby


Incredible example of camouflage! Fortunate to find this one on a rock, as I doubt I would have noticed it on a tree. :)

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Hagen's Sphinx
Ceratomia hageni Ceratomia? - Ceratomia hageni - BugGuide.Net

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Hema 7 years ago


kizzay 7 years ago

Thank you Jakubko and thank you for the ID :)

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 7 years ago

Awesome spotting, kizzay!

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Louisiana, Missouri, USA

Spotted on Aug 16, 2013
Submitted on Aug 16, 2013

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