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Photo#1572817
Unknown Moth - Ceratomia catalpae

Unknown Moth - Ceratomia catalpae
Port Tobacco, Charles County, Maryland, USA
August 9, 2018
Size: Approximately 65mm long
Estimate the wingspan was approximately 100mm.

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Moved from ID Request.

Sphinx moth
My opinion would be Species Ceratomia catalpae - Catalpa Sphinx - Hodges#7789 but I am not an expert so have one confirm before moving image, thanks.

My first thought is maybe a c
My first thought is maybe a catalpa sphinx. PS: I'm not an expert

 
catalpa sphinx
I noticed in the image that you posted along with the other images I have that the markings around the head are very similar. However the seems to be a marked difference in the structure of the antenna between the two. In you image the antenna appear to have tooth like structures on them whereas the moth I photographed the antenna appear to be smooth. Now whether this has any significance or not I haven't a clue. However I do have catalpa trees on my property and they are filled with the caterpillar each year.

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