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Tersa Sphinx moth

Xylophanes tersa


Brown and pale grey with wings that have faint lines on them.


Range: Massachusetts south to south Florida; west to Nebraska, New Mexico, and southern Arizona; south through Mexico, the West Indies, and Central America to Argentina.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca 12 years ago
Tersa Sphinx
Xylophanes tersa Xylophanes tersa

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Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 12 years ago

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bayucca 12 years ago

Sphingidae/Hawk Moths, Xylophanes tersa. Tricky from this perspective, but I think it is this one.

NuwanChathuranga 12 years ago

looks like a hawk moth.

Raleigh, North Carolina, USA

Spotted on Oct 3, 2011
Submitted on Jan 24, 2012

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