Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1314987

Ello sphinx
Erinnyis ello

Observation date: October 19, 2021
Submitted by: txgearcat
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Was motionless on the concrete, moved it to yard so it would not get trampled on. only flew one foot at a time. went inside, was gone a couple of minutes later. Very pretty. Nice sunny fall day. Unsure of Lassaux's Sphinx (Erinnyis lassauxii) ID?
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Travis County