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Subject: found a large moth
Location: louisiana u.s.a. 70542
August 20, 2012 2:33 pm
today we happen upon a large moth that looks like an oleander hawk moth, but we live in louisiana, u.s.a. Could you please tell us what this moth could be?
Thank you for your time.
Signature: brittany

Pandorus Sphinx

Hi Brittany,
Though is somewhat resembles an Oleander Hawkmoth, they have not yet been reported in Louisiana.  Your moth is a Pandorus Sphinx.  You can read more about the Pandorus Sphinx on the Sphingidae of the Americas website.

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