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Nov 1, 2017 4:56 PM CST
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Name: Kat
Magnolia, Tx (Zone 9a)
Winter Sowing Region: Texas Hummingbirder Container Gardener Gardens in Buckets Herbs
Moon Gardener Enjoys or suffers hot summers Heirlooms Vegetable Grower Bookworm
3" long, big around as my thumb. It rained hard this morning and the dogs didn't want to touch him too close. I do expect it to be a hawkmoth maybe, tho doesn't appear to be a Luna moth. Anyone know his id? If I doubled photos, sorry- it's hard to tell which I picked


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Nov 1, 2017 6:03 PM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
Annuals Native Plants and Wildflowers Keeps Horses Dog Lover Daylilies Region: Canadian
Butterflies Birds Enjoys or suffers cold winters Garden Sages Plant Identifier
Imperial moth, Eacles imperialis. Scroll down to Figure 13 on this page:

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/crea...
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Nov 6, 2017 12:37 AM CST
Thread OP
Name: Kat
Magnolia, Tx (Zone 9a)
Winter Sowing Region: Texas Hummingbirder Container Gardener Gardens in Buckets Herbs
Moon Gardener Enjoys or suffers hot summers Heirlooms Vegetable Grower Bookworm
Wow! Hope he made it up the tree I left him at, I don't think I've spotted the full grown ones here, thank you very much! And yes, I definitely agree with id!. Thank You!
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