Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1000334

Apple sphinx
Sphinx gordius

Observation date: August 10, 2014
Date notes: Found it on 8/10/2014 just not sure about the time.
Submitted by: Zakyboy25
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Thorn like thing on rear. White and purple stripes. Around 70 degrees when found. Very energetic and clumsy. Birch, oak , and pine trees around.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 10, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Hampshire