Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1043865

Asella sphinx
Sphinx asellus

Observation date: May 11, 2015
Submitted by: opiliones
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I found the chrysalis buried in leaf litter. It hatched on the evening of May 11, at which point I placed it outside on a tree trunk, and took photographs over several hours until it flew away.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: May 15, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Clark County