What about this one?

Hillsboro, OH(Zone 6a)

I only saw one like this once. Any clue?

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Camilla, GA(Zone 8a)

Swallowtail? Not sure which without wings spread out.

Hillsboro, OH(Zone 6a)

Lophophora, I think you are correct! Thank you. It has been a couple of years since I saw this one and have not seen one since.

Tokyo, Japan

You're welcome Badseed.

And you're luckier than me - I've never seen one in my life.
(Boy - would I love to!)

Thanx for the pic!

Hillsboro, OH(Zone 6a)

I guess I grabbed the camera because I had never seen one like it before either. The other day I missed a picture of an awesome moth that looked like a chunk of bark. He was pretty cool! I brushed him with a plant and away he went. :(

Tokyo, Japan

Badseed -
Some of my published sources say that P. cresphontes is only locally common in most parts of the states (East of Rockies except for the South, where it is common), so if you'd like to see more of his/her kin, then plant for consumption! :)
Food plants are (according to Peterson's Field Guide, Klots, 1951):
Various Citrus trees, Prickly Ash (Zanthoxylum), Hop Tree (Ptelea), and Gas Plant (Dictanus).

I'd love to see a pic of that bark-mimic moth. Better luck next time!

Hillsboro, OH(Zone 6a)

Lopho, I have another!!! I posted two new views of this one. :)

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