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large moth - Sagenosoma elsa

large moth - Sagenosoma elsa
White Mountain Lake, Navajo County, Arizona, USA
August 14, 2010
at night, on my neck...

Moved from ID Request.

Elsa's Sphinx Moth, Sagenosoma elsa 7792
Images here.

Sagenosoma elsa
Great find, there aren't many live adult photos out there on the web. I'd recommend e-mailing this one to Bill Oehlke (just google his name and you'll find his e-mail address) as his comprehensive Sphingidae website is lacking an image of the adult of this species.

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