Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1182958

Rustic sphinx
Manduca rustica

Observation date: August 18, 2018
Date notes: This species was observed sometime in the afternoon on Aug. 18th or 19th.
Submitted by: zehfoto
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The subject was originally viewed in a shrub and flew down to the patio. When the wings were open I would estimate the length of them from tip to tip to be about 3.5-4".
Status: Unknown
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 27, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Ocean County, United States, New Jersey