sphinx moth?
Location:  Melbourne, FL
October 10, 2010 9:30 am
unfortunately i didn’t get to this beauty until after he was gone. i’m pretty sure it’s some type of sphinx moth, but i have seen one on your site.
Signature:  Johanna van Daalen

Ello Sphinx

Dear Johanna,
Your lovely Sphinx is an Ello Sphinx,
Erinnyis ello, which you can confirm by comparing your image to photos on Bill Oehlke’s Sphingidae of the Americas website.  Though we have numerous images of the caterpillars of the Ello Sphinx, we don’t have many images of the adult moth, but we did locate an image in our archives from 2007.

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