Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1045100

Big poplar sphinx
Pachysphinx occidentalis

Observation date: May 25, 2015
Submitted by: annieo@eclectech.net
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found this up under my eaves. That is why the first pic is dark. Docile hanging like a bat. Would be the same size as a small one. The weather had been in the 70's then turned to thunder, lightning and rain with a temp of 62.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: May 27, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Idaho, Ada County