The moth died before I could photograph it

Unfortunately, the moth died before I could photograph it.

The body length is approximately 2-3Inches. It was much bigger than the moths I usually see. And this is the first moth that I have seen which has a stinger. Does anyone know which moth this is?

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  • $\begingroup$ Welcome to the Biology Stack Shobana, please take a tour and visit the help center for more information on this site and how it works. Please also edit your question with where you live in the world, as species present vary quite a bit depending on where you are. A large nearby city or a state, even country might be enough for us to get a good ID. $\endgroup$
    – bob1
    Sep 15 at 22:32
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    $\begingroup$ lots of things are unknown your location and the natur type is two of them.do you know for sure it is a stinger is an other unknown. $\endgroup$ Sep 16 at 6:18
  • $\begingroup$ @trondhansen : I am guessing it is a stinger, I am not completely sure. It felt hard and sharp. $\endgroup$
    – shobana s
    Sep 16 at 14:09


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