Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1229135

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: August 26, 2019
Submitted by: Margaret and I 1996
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Adult moth was resting on furniture inside ranch house. Sighted by Margaret Goetze and Katie Dewald.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 26, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Wichita County