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3/4 inches big. Has a long nose/mouth for gathering pollen.
Garden taking pollen from Dainthus
Nice spotting!! Nessus Sphinx, Amphion floridensis. http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci...
Thanks! I've never seen this bug in Columbus before. I've lived here for 24years!
The long nose for collecting pollen is actually referred to as a proboscis and in some species can extend up to 10 inches, wild huh.
I believe this is a Hummingbird hawk-moth
Spotted on May 29, 2011 Submitted on May 29, 2011
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