Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 743530

Caicus sphinx
Phryxus caicus

Observation date: September 21, 2012
Submitted by: bentert
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The moth was perched on the outside wall of the first story of a two-story building and not moving. The weather was partly cloudy with a moderate breeze and no rain. It was in the upper 80s.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: February 12, 2014
Coordinator notes: This specimen is a bit worn but the wing markings and end of the abdomen show this as Phryxus caicus. http://bugguide.net/node/view/613993
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Collier County