Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1342695

Banded sphinx
Eumorpha fasciatus

Observation date: September 02, 2022
Submitted by: mhansen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth was spotted in Oxford, Maryland. It was first observed on our flag hanging on our side porch in the early evening when we were putting the flag away. It flew over to the porch table where it stayed for several minutes before flying off. We photographed it in both locations. The weather was partly cloudy and warm, calm winds, about 85 degrees F. This is the fist time we have spotted this type of moth.
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: September 05, 2022
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Maryland, Talbot County