Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1283994

Plebeian sphinx
Paratrea plebeja

Observation date: August 16, 2020
Submitted by: CincyJeff
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Feeding on Trumpet Vine.
Status: Resident
Verified by: jwileyrains
Verified date: January 16, 2021
Coordinator notes: Originally misidentified as Clydonopteron sacculana. Likely to be Paratrea plebeja (Sphinx plebeja).
Checklist region(s): United States, Ohio, Clermont County