Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 989850

Yellow-banded sphinx
Proserpinus flavofasciata

Observation date: July 18, 2014
Submitted by: AK2632
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: This caterpillar was sighted in Southeast Alaska on the Yukon Delta near the village of Russian Mission. Weather was overcast and rainy (for several days prior as well), temps lingering in the 50's.
Status: Resident
Verified by: Ryan St Laurent
Verified date: August 28, 2014
Coordinator notes: Very nice find! Not many photos out there of larvae of this species and this is the first contemporary submission to BAMONA.
Checklist region(s): United States, Alaska, Wade Hampton