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Pandora Sphinx Larva (Eumorpha pandorus) On a Virginia Creeper vine (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), a confirmed host plant of this species, in a public park in Floyd County, GA.<br />
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Pandora Sphinx Larva (Eumorpha pandorus)

On a Virginia Creeper vine (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), a confirmed host plant of this species, in a public park in Floyd County, GA.

Pandora Sphinx Larva (Eumorpha pandorus) On a Virginia Creeper vine (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), a confirmed host plant of this species, in a public park in Floyd County, GA.<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66841/pandora_sphinx_larva_eumorpha_pandorus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66843/pandora_sphinx_larva_eumorpha_pandorus.html Eumorpha pandorus,Fall,Geotagged,Pandora sphinx,United States

Pandora Sphinx Larva (Eumorpha pandorus) On a Virginia Creeper vine (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), a confirmed host plant of this species, in a public park in Floyd County, GA.<br />
<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66840/pandora_sphinx_larva_eumorpha_pandorus.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/66841/pandora_sphinx_larva_eumorpha_pandorus.html Eumorpha pandorus,Fall,Geotagged,Pandora sphinx,United States

    comments (4)

  1. Well, you seem fully recovered, what a post :)
    All 3 shots are awesome, but this one is my favorite, truly unique composition.
    Posted 9 months ago
    1. Thank you! I love this one too, Ferdy!

      It was trying to hide from me by scrunching itself up! :D So adorable!
      Posted 9 months ago
    2. And yes, I'm feeling a lot better! Posted 9 months ago
      1. Really happy to hear that! Posted 9 months ago

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The Pandora sphinx moth, also called the Pandorus Sphinx Moth, is a North American moth in the Sphingidae family. It is a large, greenish gray moth with darker patches and pink edges and small pink eyespots. The underside is usually pale yellow-green or brown. It has a wingspan of 3¼–4½ inches ,females being slightly larger than males. Pandora sphinx moths fly during dusk. Some places see only one generation a year, while others see two.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Lisa Kimmerling
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By Lisa Kimmerling

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Uploaded Sep 26, 2018. Captured Sep 25, 2018 10:31 in 361 Burlington Rd NE, Rome, GA 30161, USA.
  • Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • f/5.0
  • 1/200s
  • ISO400
  • 60mm