Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1149070

Virginia creeper sphinx
Darapsa myron

Observation date: October 26, 2017
Date notes: Observed from October 26 to November 2, 2017 in same location
Submitted by: SybilC
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Purplish caterpillar on Virginia Creeper. If disturbed, it hung limply head down appearing to have a pointed nose. When eating, its head was round with stripes visible.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: November 17, 2017
Coordinator notes: None.