Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1146038

Giant sphinx
Cocytius antaeus

Observation date: October 13, 2017
Submitted by: AJVanh.arch
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very large moth, just over 3 inches in length. Some yellow was observed on the underside of the wings near the abdomen when it flew away.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 15, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Martin County, United States, Florida