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Streaked Sphinx Moth

Protambulyx strigilis

Description:

Brown/orange crescent shaped moth, stubby cigar shaped body, dark markings on sides at wing height. Angular machete blade shaped wins.

Habitat:

Tropics / Sub-tropics

Notes:

Sighted in Florida near Sawgrass Lake Park Preserve, Pinellas Park, St. Petersburg. Usually sighted in March, June, and July. December sightings are rare in this part of Florida.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Paul29
Paul29 5 years ago
Streaked Sphinx Moth
Protambulyx strigilis Streaked Sphinx (Protambulyx strigilis) · iNaturalist.org


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Paul29
Paul29 5 years ago

This Streaked Sphinx was found in a car port in Florida near Sawgrass Lake Park Preserve on December 19th, 2016. Usually they are sighted in March, June, and July. December sightings are rare. This subject rested in the same position for a day and was gone the following morning.

Paul29
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Florida, USA

Spotted on Dec 19, 2016
Submitted on Dec 20, 2016

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