Subject:  Lime hawk moth sighting?
Geographic location of the bug:  New Hartford NY
Date: 06/30/2021
Time: 10:49 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  I found this moth resting on a trash can outside of a mall after a big storm this evening. I think it looks like a lime hawk moth though they are supposed to be just in the UK. What do you think?
How you want your letter signed:  Laura Broccoli

Virginia Creeper Sphinx

Dear Laura,
The Lime Hawkmoth is native to Europe, and though there has been at least one North American sighting, we do not believe the species has naturalized.  This is a native Virginia Creeper Sphinx.

Location: New Hartford, New York

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