Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1315101

Five-spotted hawkmoth
Manduca quinquemaculata

Observation date: October 20, 2021
Date notes: HUGE caterpillar eating Nicotiana sylvestris!
Submitted by: dougnamy1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Dark color morph of a tomato hornworm. Super cool! Photo by Electa Ward.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: October 26, 2021
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kansas, Douglas County