Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 1270790

White-lined Sphinx
Hyles lineata

Observation date: August 22, 2020
Date notes: Took a slo mo video- wonderful
Submitted by: MadameX
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Stripes on its body. Different than the green and burgundy one I first saw a couple years ago. Allowed me to get close. Took a slow motion video.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 23, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.