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Syssphinx raspa

Syssphinx raspa
Ramsey Canyon, Huachuca Mountains, Hereford, Cochise County, Arizona, USA
August 3, 2012
While attending a public black light session led by Margarethe Brummermann this beauty came to the lights. Unexpected bonus that night: Dr. David Wagner was also in attendance.
Elevation 5,500. ft.
Oak Woodland.

Dave and I enjoyed
finally meeting you in person. I guess you already knew Pat Sullivan, our gracious host for a part of the night.

what a great species- stellar photo!

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