Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 910361

Tetrio sphinx
Pseudosphinx tetrio

Observation date: July 14, 2013
Submitted by: rafy64
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Found on a flower tree.they ate all the leaves off the tree.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 16, 2013
Coordinator notes: Larva will feed on plumeria, which is what the foodplant in the photo looks like. Here are a couple of web pages on this species. http://bugguide.net/node/view/570 http://mothphotographersgroup.msstate.edu/species.php?hodges=7830
Checklist region(s): Puerto Rico