Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 698734

Pacific green sphinx
Proserpinus lucidus

Observation date: February 23, 2012
Submitted by: BGenie
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found in the shade at mid-day hanging out on a stucco wall. Moved him into sunlight for the photo, then moved him back. I have another useable photo of his face, but the white stucco wall is a harsh background.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kellyrichers
Verified date: April 18, 2012
Coordinator notes: One of our most beautiful winter sphinx moths.
Checklist region(s): United States, California, Placer County