Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1111597

Carolina sphinx
Manduca sexta

Observation date: August 04, 2016
Date notes: exact date
Submitted by: sarinat
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Host plant was an heirloom tomato in a container. The larvae were also found on a nearby chili plant. The parent laid too many eggs for the plant to feed. The one I reared seemed to be a female because of its large size.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: June 08, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.