Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1306531

Titan sphinx
Aellopos titan

Observation date: August 12, 2021
Submitted by: Natureboy@hanna99
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: observed for over one-half hour as it worked over our petunia garden - viewed at very close range and have poor quality photos. it was instantly recognizable as a moth that I have never seen before. very active.
Status: Unknown
Verified by: Mark Wheeler
Verified date: August 12, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, South Dakota, Lawrence County