Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1203836

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: April 26, 2019
Submitted by: dc_marfa
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was on the side of an adobe building staying still.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: May 02, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas