Karl Overman: Birds and More

 
 

I owe this specimen to Gordon Karre, a co-leader on a Tucson Audubon field trip to a huge ranch in northern Mexico.  Gordon was out of the car looking for birds when he flushed this moth which landed on a large cottonwood for all to examine and photograph.

 

Western Poplar Sphinx Moth (Pachysphinx occidentalis)

Modified May 19, 2018