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Photo#568112
Leaf like Moth - Eumorpha achemon

Leaf like Moth - Eumorpha achemon
Eldersburg, US County, Maryland, USA
August 22, 2011
Size: approx 3 inches wide
I spotted this around 3 am, thought it was a leaf at 1st. Very large moth with beautiful markings

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Moved from ID Request.

agree with ken
its an achemon..i love the colors, and the camera doesnt do them justice

Resembles
the Achemon Sphinx (Eumorpha achemon):



However, there may be similar species, so hold out for a second opinion.

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