Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 931310

Pacific green sphinx
Proserpinus lucidus

Observation date: March 29, 2013
Submitted by: Josiah Gilbert
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The larva was collected feeding during the day on a Clarkia sp. (wild not in a garden). This the dark form. It is in fourth instar. It was reared to the wandering stage before pupation, but then died of internal parasitoids (a species of fly).
Status: Resident
Verified by: Josiah Gilbert
Verified date: September 26, 2013
Coordinator notes: None.