Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1224229

White-lined Sphinx
Hyles lineata

Observation date: August 09, 2019
Submitted by: Ekroska
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Wing span appears to be at least 3.5 inches and the thorax is extremely long. Mistook for a hummingbird. Now know it is often called the hummingbird moth!
Status: Resident
Verified by: jamesdurbin
Verified date: August 27, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Iowa, Dallas County