Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1309994

Rustic sphinx
Manduca rustica

Observation date: August 31, 2021
Date notes: Sunset in Kingsland was 8:17pm tonight.
Submitted by: Colleen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Weather was in the high 80s tonight. The moth was going from flower to flower quite quickly on this Datura plant. Notice its long proboscis in photo.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 11, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Llano County