Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 939673

Pluto sphinx
Xylophanes pluto

Observation date: November 11, 2013
Submitted by: jeanie.in.south...
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This beauty was under the eave of our house. So, one pic was with my phone and the other with a camera/flash. Sited around ten in the morning, prior to a cold front coming in later that day. (hawks had been coming all day long, too)
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: November 12, 2013
Coordinator notes: This is the first TX sighting of this species on BAMONA in many years (at least as far back as 2004). Great find!
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Hidalgo County