Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1263090

Juanita sphinx
Proserpinus juanita

Observation date: July 24, 2020
Submitted by: kathy lichtendahl
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found traversing bare ground on a ridge top at approx 5000' in elevation. It raised its hind end and appeared to pretend to be a snake when approached.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: July 27, 2020
Coordinator notes: Nice observation!
Checklist region(s): United States, Wyoming, Park County