Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1187545

Achemon sphinx
Eumorpha achemon

Observation date: September 13, 2018
Date notes: Large caterpillar about 3 1/2 -4" stretched out.
Submitted by: sailorgirl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: mikefisher
Verified date: December 02, 2018
Coordinator notes: Looks like and from your notes - an Achemon sphinx moth larva, mature, looking for a place to dig-in and pupate. The adult moth is very pretty. You can find a picture of it on the BAMONA website. Mike
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Larimer County