Photo of Phloxes (Phlox): Hawk Moths, Sphingidae, sipping nectar from Phlox blooms

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Name: Ed Burton
NE Wisconsin
Hybridizing, Lily Auction seed sell
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Seed Starter Pollen collector Peonies Hybridizer
Hummingbirder Hostas Butterflies Birds Region: Wisconsin Daylilies
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EdBurton
Jan 2, 2015 5:20 PM CST

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Ed Burton

seed seller "gramps"
Name: Leslieray Hurlburt
Sacramento California (Zone 9b)
The WITWIT Badge Region: California Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Xeriscape Native Plants and Wildflowers Salvias
Foliage Fan Lover of wildlife (Black bear badge) Birds Bee Lover Hummingbirder Butterflies
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HamiltonSquare
Jan 3, 2015 5:26 PM CST
The first looks to be Titan Sphinx Moth (Aellopos titan) (Cramer, 1777). Wonderfull photo!
Hamilton Square Garden, Historic City Cemetery, Sacramento California.
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Name: Ed Burton
NE Wisconsin
Hybridizing, Lily Auction seed sell
I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Photography Seed Starter Pollen collector Peonies Hybridizer
Hummingbirder Hostas Butterflies Birds Region: Wisconsin Daylilies
Image
EdBurton
Jan 24, 2015 7:53 AM CST
Hi
With the info you provided I looked it up and came across this web site run by Bill Oehlke
I sent him the pictures and he added them to a data base of sightings from my County in Wisconsin
Outagamie County, Wisconsin
Sphingidae
http://www.silkmoths.bizland.com/wiOutagamiesph.htm


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