Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1146986

Gaudy sphinx
Eumorpha labruscae

Observation date: October 21, 2017
Submitted by: Sunny53
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The insect was sitting on a sandy path within the Fort De Soto Park's North Beach in Florida. This is in the St. Petersburg area. The insect was about 200 feet from the shoreline. It was alive and flipped itself back into position after a gust of wind blew it over. The day was sunny and about 82 degrees Fahrenheit.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: October 21, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Pinellas County, United States, Florida