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Hubbard's Silk Moth - Syssphinx hubbardi

Hubbard's Silk Moth - Syssphinx hubbardi
Skull Valley, AZ, USA (WSW of Prescott 10 miles), Yavapai County, Arizona, USA
September 30, 2006
Size: sorry
Found on the wooden wall of the local Service Station which leaves the outside lighted all night. Intermittant creek nearby & in a rural residential area with some small orchards & gardens. 4250 elevation. Fremont Cottonwood, mesquite, Hackberry, Catclaw, 4-wing Saltbush, Desert Willow and in the adjacent hills scrub oak with Pinion & Juniper at a little higher elevations.

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7711 - Syssphinx hubbardi
S. heiligbrodti occurs eastward of this species. The two species were at one time considered the same.

 
Thanks Bob
I visited your Maryland collection website a couple night ago and appreciae your work and input. Thanks.

Syssphinx hubbardi?