Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1187751

Laurel sphinx
Sphinx kalmiae

Observation date: September 15, 2018
Submitted by: joyceannleppard...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Green, black spines on blue horn, black 'anklets', 7 black lines on sides with yellowish borders, orange spiracles, black line on side of head. 2 inches long. Found on butterfly bush(buddleia davidii)
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: February 11, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Michigan