Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1087746

Wild cherry sphinx
Sphinx drupiferarum

Observation date: July 18, 2015
Submitted by: MQBlade
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on a wild pin cherry tree in my backyard. Weather was clear and sunny. Shortly after capturing it started pacing restlessly around the habitat so I placed it in a container of dirt where it proceeded to burrow into it and pupate.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: January 07, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario