It looks like a some type of sphinx moth. Maybe a striped winged morning sphinx. If you open up its wings maybe you would be able to tell better.You can see it here.http://photography-on-the.net/forum/showthread.php?t=220855
We have always had good luck with this site. Pretty nifty.http://www.whatsthatbug.com/
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