Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1067056

Pink-spotted hawkmoth
Agrius cingulata

Observation date: September 26, 2015
Submitted by: djanssen1228
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar is at my house. my kids found it in the backyard, and all research we found says this variety is not native to this area.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: September 08, 2021
Coordinator notes: A. cingulata is more of an eastern sp. but it does occur across the US to CA, and has definitely been sighted in New Mexico. JRains
Checklist region(s): United States, New Mexico, Chaves County