Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1121149

Modest sphinx
Pachysphinx modesta

Observation date: June 17, 2017
Submitted by: HerrickVT
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Colors were muted but somewhat brighter than in the image - grey, blue, greenish. It was on the doorway of a building, and looked as if it might be emerging from its chrysalis.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Clark
Verified date: September 07, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Vermont, Lamoille County