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Manduca rustica

Manduca rustica
PHX, AZ, Maricopa County, Arizona, USA
May 23, 2006
This is the largest moth I have ever seen. This image was captured in the late afternoon.

Moved from Sphinx Moths.

Manduca rustica (7778) Rustic Sphinx
This moth is Manduca rustica. Found commonly in both Arizona and Florida.

Large Sphinx moth
such as . Maybe one of the moth experts will tell you exactly which one.

I agree
I have often seen these here in Central FL. They are the largest sphinx I have come across so far. You photo looks to be a Rustic Sphinx.

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