Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1297850

Rustic sphinx
Manduca rustica

Observation date: June 30, 2021
Submitted by: Stephanie Kotkin
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: It ate several leaves off my beautyberry bush and was not very active while I observed. This morning, I can see it outside my kitchen window and it is more active and actively eating my beautyberry.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: July 01, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Brevard County