Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 860118

Big poplar sphinx
Pachysphinx occidentalis

Observation date: May 25, 2013
Date notes: The 25th and 26th of May
Submitted by: graceella@hotma...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This moth laid tiny white eggs on our grill cover on two evening in a row. There are 5 or six eggs in each cluster. This occurred in the evening around 6 - 7pm. The weather was windy with temperatures in the sixties.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Robert Martin
Verified date: January 30, 2015
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Nevada, Washoe County