Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1217303

Abbott's sphinx
Sphecodina abbottii

Observation date: July 16, 2019
Submitted by: Kaefer
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I was pulling off wild grapes vines in my daughter's back yard when I discovered it clinging t one of the leaves. It stayed quiet until evening. I took it home and it is now munching away loudly on the wild grape leaves growing on my fence. (hot , humid day in NJ)
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: July 17, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New Jersey, Mercer County