hyles lineata - sphingidae

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White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata in the Sphingidae family) hovering over water to drink.­

For more information about White-lined Sphinx Moths, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Hyles_­lineata and en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Sphingidae

This one was spotted in Darwin Falls Canyon (Death Valley National Park).­

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Death Valley
Old Toll Road, Death Valley National Park, CA, USA