Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 910081

Wild cherry sphinx
Sphinx drupiferarum

Observation date: July 13, 2013
Submitted by: cab0925
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found clinging to wall on porch. Last night I filled up the hummingbird feeder, not sure if a coincidence. Moth is large, about 2 inches long, with a white/pink stripe on forewing. no hair. I searched the web to identify and cannot find a match. temp has been in 90s for weeks with little rain until last night.
Status: Resident
Verified by: charleseharp
Verified date: October 18, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Colorado, Boulder County