Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1186367

Rustic sphinx
Manduca rustica

Observation date: September 08, 2018
Date notes: Early September in Florida
Submitted by: Wrldtrvlr2
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Nice evening out and found species on a Porter weed plant. It was eating the coral and would not touch the red. The next day it had moved to another porter weed coral. When taking a picture it was raised up.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: September 10, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Brevard County, United States, Florida