Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1253673

Wild cherry sphinx
Sphinx drupiferarum

Observation date: June 14, 2020
Submitted by: Wing-Anna-Prayer
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Moth appeared on exterior wall under upper deck on a rainy day. It hasn’t moved. It’s approx. 3-4” in length and appears to be gray and white in color. This is the second sighting of this species in less than three months. The first sighting was caught on video moving quickly across the exterior wall. The second image is after finding the moth dead the next day on the ground.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: June 15, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Washington, Spokane County