Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1078381

Elegant sphinx
Sphinx perelegans

Observation date: April 07, 2016
Submitted by: Charis W
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The moth was clinging to a Mexican Primrose flower and was not moving much. We often see the White Lined Sphinx moths here but have never seen this type before.The body is striped.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: April 13, 2016
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Ventura County