Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1220376

Modest sphinx
Pachysphinx modesta

Observation date: July 04, 2019
Date notes: I'm not sure what time it was as my phone doesn't log that. But it was pretty dark outside, probably after one o'clock
Submitted by: Springles
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It was biggest month I have ever seen. Its body was just about as big as a spoon. And I'm sorry the picture isnt the best, I just really want to know what species it was.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: December 08, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Minnesota, St. Louis County