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Modest sphinx, Big poplar sphinx

Pachysphinx modesta


Hodges # 7828. Large blue-grey-brown, heavy bodied, magenta streaks on underwing, white reniform spots, fantastic antennae!


Woodland edge near ponds.


Found clinging to house foundation after cool, rainy evening. Became very active after warming up.

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1 Comment

DianePlatcoBrooks 6 years ago

Very cool sphinx ! I've never seen this one.

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Jul 8, 2014
Submitted on Jul 8, 2014

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