Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1254784

Nessus sphinx
Amphion floridensis

Observation date: June 17, 2020
Submitted by: SFEagar
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Clear warm night at dusk (seasonal). Dry for 3 days. Location, Central Toronto Avenue&Bloor area, low rise residential garden protected from wind. Moth seemed to be interested mainly in a planting of Woodland Sage in a principally wild flower garden. Stayed for 3 minutes darting from blossom to blossom - never stopped moving, so very hard to get a good image. Hereby extending invitation for return visit! Camera - Sony RX100m2 using Built-in flash, iso100, f7.1, 1/400th
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: June 20, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario