Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1221852

Laurel sphinx
Sphinx kalmiae

Observation date: July 31, 2019
Submitted by: mnorman
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Clear Night, 25°C, southern Ontario. Working in garage and moth was attracted to light bulbs. After 5min of flying around lights, appeared to tire and came to rest on stack of tires where picture was taken. Quite large, approx 2 inches in length, 4-5 inches across.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 01, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario