Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1333970

Rustic sphinx
Manduca rustica

Observation date: July 19, 2022
Submitted by: tarin123
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: clinging to hummingbird feeder pole with legs wrapped around pole in direct Arizona sun, temperature 90 degrees. Appeared to be a small wet bat from a distance dark brown and looked wet. Did not move when approached with camera. Pug like face, no noticeable proboscis, 6 legs. Feather like covering on entire body
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: September 26, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Arizona, Cochise County