Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1136981

Poecila sphinx
Sphinx poecila

Observation date: August 19, 2017
Submitted by: smalickwahls
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Suspended over water in a slow-moving stream. Clinging to leatherleaf (Chamaedaphne calyculata). Surrounding landscape was a wetland with standing water, sedges, leatherleaf, joe-pye weed. Located within a floodplain to the river and boreal forest surrounding. Upland 50-100 meters away.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: August 28, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): St. Louis County, United States, Minnesota