Rustic Sphinx

Subject: Large moth
Location: La Quinta, Ca (desert)
October 30, 2016 10:17 pm
This moth was in our home last night. This morning it was on the floor by the back door.
I picked it up and put it on the outside wall. He stayed there for a while, even allowing me to touch it.
Finally it flew away.
What is it?
Signature: Laurie

Rustic Sphinx
Rustic Sphinx

Dear Laurie,
This pretty Sphinx Moth or Hawkmoth is a Rustic Sphinx.

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