Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 986053

Plebeian sphinx
Paratrea plebeja

Observation date: July 04, 2014
Submitted by: QuePID
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: The caterpillar was observed feeding on Trumpet Creeper Vine (Campsis radicans), growing on the top of my yew hedge (Taxus cuspidata). The weather was sunny and cool ~75F (24C).
Status: Resident
Verified by: rogerdowner
Verified date: August 22, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Kentucky, Madison County