Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1286929

Vashti sphinx
Sphinx vashti

Observation date: August 27, 2016
Submitted by: NikkiM
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: None.
Status: Resident
Verified by: J_Martineau
Verified date: March 27, 2021
Coordinator notes: Pre-pupal sphinx moth larva. Coloring looks like a Pachysphinx, but the tail seems a bit too long - however, it is the right shape. It's faded coloring doesn't help.
Checklist region(s): United States, Montana, Sweet Grass County