Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1340184

Rustic sphinx
Manduca rustica

Observation date: August 19, 2022
Submitted by: Debrapiazza
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: I believe it was feeding on the nectar of one of my purple hibiscus flowers I have potted; previously to spotting it in same vicinity as these plants.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: August 23, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Louisiana, Tangipahoa Parish