Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1308687

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: August 23, 2021
Submitted by: Jennywren
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The white small elongated rice kernel looking things are attached to the caterpillar. A black spot seems to appear where some may have fallen off?
Status: Resident
Verified by: Tom Middagh
Verified date: September 20, 2021
Coordinator notes: parasitized by the wasps
Checklist region(s): United States, Wisconsin, Milwaukee County