Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1252426

Nessus sphinx
Amphion floridensis

Observation date: June 08, 2020
Submitted by: danfosco
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Late dusk sighting -Nessus sphinx moth (Amphion floridensis) nectaring on Juniper Beard, there was also lined sphinx moth. This is the 5th species of sphinx moths that I have found at my home in the last 10-15 years - Tobacco Hornworm, Achemon, Lined, Ello and now Nessus
Status: Resident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: July 08, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Boulder County