Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1117769

Big poplar sphinx
Pachysphinx occidentalis

Observation date: June 19, 2009
Submitted by: ggarcia
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sunny morning, no light clouds, no breeze. Caterpillar was on the sidewalk under a huge and old tree that I think is a White Basswood, but I am not sure.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 30, 2017
Coordinator notes: Foodplants are cottonwood and willow.
Checklist region(s): El Paso County, United States, Texas