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Achemon Sphinx moth
Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 10:31 PM
Hi, I found this beautiful Achemon Sphinx moth on my porch one evening in August in Riverside California . Is it unusual to find these moths in southern California? Thanks to your site I found the name of this moth after searching & looking through your earlier posts. I thought you might want to post my photo since I noticed there arent any recent Achemon Sphinx posts on your site.
Thanks, Alicia
Southern California

Achemon Sphinx

Achemon Sphinx

Hi Alicia,
According to Bill Oehlke’s excellent website, the Achemon Sphinx, Eumorpha achemon, is a common species in San Diego County.

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