Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1192071

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: October 13, 2018
Submitted by: Rsames
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Sighted in South Texas brush country near Rio Grande river
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 14, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Webb County, United States, Texas