Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1305526

Rustic sphinx
Manduca rustica

Observation date: August 07, 2021
Submitted by: dena18
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Spotted this beautiful moth happily resting against the upper part of my patio wall. The weather in Tucson today is dry with an occasional breeze at 100 degrees. The moth is still here and has been here for several hours.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: September 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Pima County