Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1193831

Pluto sphinx
Xylophanes pluto

Observation date: November 04, 2018
Date notes: Time & Date Exact
Submitted by: Englishman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Resting (but ultimately it would be trapped, so I relocated it) in my screened-in back porch. When I picked it up it fanned it wings for 30 seconds then flew to cover in a plant-pot. Weather: mild, very muggy, overcast, dry.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: November 04, 2018
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Hernando County