Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1224577

Hermit sphinx
Lintneria eremitus

Observation date: August 10, 2019
Date notes: Discovered large caterpillar under lemon balm bushes while weeding.
Submitted by: Kgrondz
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Very large, active. Does not climb well, has long periods of clinging to low twigs. Roughly 3-4 inches long.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 11, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.