Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1223054

Great ash sphinx
Sphinx chersis

Observation date: August 03, 2019
Date notes: Hot sunny day with no clouds.
Submitted by: anovati
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth emerged in the afternoon of August third and found a perch on the trunk of a tree where it could unfurl its wings. By the next morning wings were fully unfurled. May have been pupating in a compost bin. Moth coloring is overall grey with black and white accents. Abdomen has no yellow, just grey, black, and white.
Status: Resident
Verified by: ishaan2009
Verified date: October 16, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.