Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1263347

Laurel sphinx
Sphinx kalmiae

Observation date: July 25, 2020
Submitted by: Jwhite58@roadru...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Noticed dead leaves on my dwarf lilac shrubs - examined and saw a large green caterpillar resting on leaf stem - unknown if cat caused the damage. Lilac shrubs are under a large magnolia tree beside my house.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: July 25, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Ohio, Ashtabula County