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Name: Kat
Magnolia, Tx (Zone 8b)
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kittriana
Nov 1, 2017 4:56 PM CST
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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kitt
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Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4a)
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sooby
Nov 1, 2017 6:03 PM CST
Imperial moth, Eacles imperialis. Scroll down to Figure 13 on this page:

http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/crea...
Name: Kat
Magnolia, Tx (Zone 8b)
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kittriana
Nov 6, 2017 12:37 AM CST
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!
kitt

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