Agrius cingulata

Agrius cingulata
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The Pink-spotted Hawkmoth
(Fabricius, 1775) Sphinx

Agrius cingulata, Brandon, Hillsborough County, Florida,
July 18, 2008, courtesy of Yolanda Acevedo.

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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
Subfamily: Sphinginae, Latreille, [1802]
Tribe: Sphingini, Latreille, 1802
Genus: Agrius Hubner, [1819] ...........
Species: cingulata (Fabricius, 1775)


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Yolanda sent me other views of this same moth. The pink colouration on the lower wings and body was quite pale, suggestive of var. decolora.

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