Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1170209

Achemon sphinx
Eumorpha achemon

Observation date: July 15, 2018
Submitted by: Cyblue
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Was found on pavement near a small group of grapevines being inspected by a cat. The moth was unable to fly and could only crawl quickly a few inches if bothered, preferring to rest. The moth crawled onto my leg when found and did not react to nearby movements or being touched.
Status: Resident
Verified by: ishaan2009
Verified date: November 07, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.