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Eumorpha pandorus This guy munched on Virginia creeper for a day, and is now signaling that he's ready to pupate.  We gave him a container full of dirt. Eumorpha pandorus,Geotagged,Pandora sphinx,Summer,United States Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Eumorpha pandorus

This guy munched on Virginia creeper for a day, and is now signaling that he's ready to pupate. We gave him a container full of dirt.

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  1. Wonderful! Yours is so dark compared to the one I saw! Awesome! Posted 11 months ago, modified 11 months ago
    1. It is! It was on the ground, and I initially thought it was a feather from the great-horned owl that was screaming at us last night. Posted 11 months ago
  2. Delightfully chubby cat! Posted 11 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 FrannySopranny
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By FrannySopranny

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Uploaded Sep 6, 2019. Captured Sep 6, 2019 06:55 in 121 Stecker Mill Rd, Danville, PA 17821, USA.
  • Canon EOS Rebel T6
  • f/11.0
  • 1/128s
  • ISO100
  • 35mm