Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1234333

Incense cedar sphinx
Sphinx libocedrus

Observation date: July 09, 2019
Submitted by: marycurry
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on Elbowbush ( Forestiera pubescens) in the shade. Post Oaks, Hackberry and Osage Orange trees main ones. Found a couple more in the following days. It buried itself in the dirt but did not make a cocoon...dead.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 22, 2019
Coordinator notes: Not many photos of this species' caterpillar around. Very nice! Consider submitting to bugguide and MPG, they have no photos of the caterpillar. Inaturalist also.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Wise County