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Photo#448430
Moth?  Fly?   - Xylophanes tersa

Moth? Fly? - Xylophanes tersa
Atlanta, Dekalb County, Georgia, USA
August 28, 2010
Size: 2"
This guy has been clinging to the side of our house for a couple of days. It's about 2" long and it looks like it is made of carved, polished wood.

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Moth?  Fly?   - Xylophanes tersa Moth?  Fly?   - Xylophanes tersa

its:
Tersa Sphinx - Hodges#7890 (Xylophanes tersa)

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Yes, Xylophanes tersa - Tersa Sphinx (7890)
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Your photo adds August for Georgia to the Bug Guide collection.
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Tersa Sphinx Moth?

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