Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1225927

One-eyed sphinx
Smerinthus cerisyi

Observation date: August 15, 2019
Submitted by: Silver Violin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Caterpillar was found on a sidewalk path at a local park during sunny weather. It did not react aggressively to being handled (did not spit, attempt to escape, etc), though it did curl into a ball when disturbed.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia