Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1002955

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: August 24, 2014
Submitted by: IanH
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Within 300 ft of Rio Grande, mild morning weather. Crossing rock covered levee road heading east.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 09, 2021
Coordinator notes: This is a melanistic variety of M. quinquemaculata; not uncommon.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Doña Ana County