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moth in Ohio
Hello,
I live in Ohio. My kids and I came across this moth at our mailbox. Could you help us identify it? Thanks.
Andrea

Hi Andrea,
This is a Pink Spotted Hawkmoth, Agrius cingulata. If the wings were open, you could see the distinctive pink spots on the abdomen.

Correction courtesy of a comment by Bostjan Dvorak
Sometimes they really look very similar, but I think this one is a Ceratomia species.

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Location: OHio

2 Responses to Ceratomia Hawkmoth

  1. Bostjan Dvorak says:

    Sometimes they really look very similar, but I think this one is a Ceratomia species.

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