Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1311125

Achemon sphinx
Eumorpha achemon

Observation date: September 09, 2021
Submitted by: HCCViticulture
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on Frontenac gris grapevine in research and evaluation vineyard at Highland Community College, Wamego Center. Caterpillar appears to be at the 5th instar stage. Horn has fallen off, eye spot visible. Vineyard has not been sprayed with any insecticides in eight weeks. Weather: highs 80s-90s lows 50-60s.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: September 11, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Pottawatomie County