Rustic Sphinx Moth

Rustic Sphinx Moth

Rustic Sphinx Moth (head on)
Manduca rustica

Order: Lepidoptera; Family: Sphingidae

Size: approx 5 - 6 in.

Date: June 2003

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Notes: This was the closest identification I could find. Also a nectar sipper and pollinator. I love the banded legs and cryptic pattern on the head.

Rustic sphinx (Manduca rustica) entry in the Moths of North America website.