Butterflies and Moths of North America

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Achemon sphinx
Eumorpha achemon

Observation date: September 21, 2016
Submitted by: DMMZ
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found crossing a bike trail in Marshalltown, Iowa. The photo shows it on a tomato leaf I provided it with. It wasn't interested however. I released it near where I found it. It was a normal sunny day. There is a woodbine plant near where I found it.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: May 22, 2017
Coordinator notes: Same genus as Pandorus sphinx.
Checklist region(s): Marshall County, United States, Iowa