Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1173379

Rustic sphinx
Manduca rustica

Observation date: July 24, 2018
Submitted by: rstwilburn
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very hot day, 91F, I went to take my clothes off the clothesline that were there overnight. I'm guessing he's been on my pants since nighttime. He let me move my pants around while I photographed him. I decided to let him be & left my pants hanging there.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 24, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Jefferson Parish, United States, Louisiana