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Photo#569709
Moth - Enyo lugubris

Moth - Enyo lugubris
Tallahassee, Leon County, Florida, USA
August 28, 2011
Size: approx. 6-7 cm
8 pm in my yard (lantana flowers). I thought that I'm taking photos of a hummingbird ...

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hi oliver
it appears to be Mournful Sphinx - Hodges#7851 (Enyo lugubris)
i think yours is a little worn but heres some pics to compare to sphinx are often called hummingbird moths by the way.

 
Thank you!
Many thanks for the ID. Pretty amazing to see it flying around the flowers.

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