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Photo#660857
What moth? - Amorpha juglandis - female

What moth? - Amorpha juglandis - Female
Columbia County, Pennsylvania, USA
June 21, 2012
Size: about 2 1/2 in. wingspan
Maybe a sphinx?

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Great series!
This photo is being used on the info page for this species.

 
It isn't over yet!
They still have a few instars to go, then they have to pupate, then they have to eclose.

Dates
Please, fix the dates of all the other submissions. The system keeps using the same date for all other images of "same individual" and you have to correct them manually in the case of a life cycle such as this.
Nice job!

Moved
Moved from ID Request.

Yes, appears to be a female.

 
Good.
I am going to try to get it to lay eggs.

 
Female
It is a female! It laid a few eggs, and I am expecting more later! I will probably post a few pictures of them later. I hope they are fertile!

 
They hatched!
A few hatched! If I can ever find the camera, I'll take some pictures. This site doesn't have any pics of the first instar, so those will probably help.

Walnut sphinx
Yes, this is the walnut sphinx, Amorpha juglandis.

 
Female?
Is it a female because its body is rounder?

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