Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1123640

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: July 02, 2017
Submitted by: AZdesert
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in the shade of my patio in the Sonoran Desert. Temperature in the shade 112. All tomato plants in the yard were removed 4 days ago.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: August 24, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Pinal County, United States, Arizona