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Collections from Storage: A Visit to our Hidden Treasures

Big Poplar Sphinx
Accession number : 2009.X.670
Scientific Name : Pachysphinx modesta
English Name : Big Poplar Sphinx
French Name : Sphinx du peuplier
Specimen Nature : pinned
Age or Developmental Stage : imago
Locality Description : Sainte-Sophie (Quebec, Canada)
Date Collected : 6/24/1938

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Photo 1
In this Big Poplar Sphinx, the hind wings are gray with a crimson patch.

Credits : Musée de la nature et des sciences, Sherbrooke

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