Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1218668

Modest sphinx
Pachysphinx modesta

Observation date: July 22, 2019
Submitted by: marysward
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The moth was on a sidewalk outside of a building on a college campus. It is about 2+ inches long. It was alive but wasn't moving. I gently slid it onto a piece of paper because it was in a high traffic area and moved it under a nearby tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: February 22, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maine, Penobscot County