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Insect and Spider Identification: SOLVED: What kind of moth is this?

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Jubilada
Palo Alto, CA
(Zone 9a)

April 22, 2013
10:26 AM

Post #9493184

I spied this pretty moth in the poppy bed at my community garden plot this morning. What is it, and do I need to be worried? Thanks.

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Flapdoodle
Minot, ND

April 22, 2013
11:24 AM

Post #9493239

White-lined sphinx moth, Hyles lineata; usually not a serious pest - http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/species/Hyles-lineata
Jubilada
Palo Alto, CA
(Zone 9a)

April 22, 2013
11:32 AM

Post #9493244

Flapdoodle, thanks so much for the ID, and the link!

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