Butterflies and Moths of North America

collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera

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  Sighting 743941

Lassaux's sphinx
Erinnyis lassauxii

Observation date: September 19, 2012
Submitted by: jeepbug1
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on the wall in my garage. My son is doing a bug project and we can not determine what type of moth this is.
Status: Resident
Verified by: kmortensen
Verified date: September 28, 2012
Coordinator notes: What a great find!
Checklist region(s): Victoria County, United States, Texas