Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1264924

Wild cherry sphinx
Sphinx drupiferarum

Observation date: July 30, 2020
Submitted by: Becky Rugolo
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Hot sunny day, current temperature 32 degrees C. Found Caterpillar on a Flowering Crab Apple Tree near our Garden. Caterpillar was sitting on the underside of a branch near the tip of the branch. Very Large, fat looking caterpillar who was very still and motionless.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: February 19, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, British Columbia