Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 526098

Clark's sphinx
Proserpinus clarkiae

Observation date: June 08, 2008
Submitted by: plex1ppus (plex1ppus)
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Lousy photo of an interesting smaller sphinx, really preferred the early blooming phlox for nectar.
Status: Resident
Verified by: davidwdroppers
Verified date: April 13, 2011
Coordinator notes: Great record John! Distinctive critter despite photo; they are challenging to photograph.
Checklist region(s): Whitman County, Washington, United States