Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1262501

Laurel sphinx
Sphinx kalmiae

Observation date: July 18, 2020
Date notes: Visits for 10 to 15 minutes.
Submitted by: mikeinportc369
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Visits phlox paniculata ('Franz Schubert'?) nightly . Haven't seen it visit anything else, including other phlox. Some Mtn Laurel (Kalmia latifolia) growing across the road.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Sue Gregoire
Verified date: July 23, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, New York, Broome County