Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 999308

Wild cherry sphinx
Sphinx drupiferarum

Observation date: August 02, 2014
Submitted by: Chris Blomme
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Observed crossing road on hot day. Collected for some photos then replaced on trembling aspen. It tended to drop from perch indicating looking for suitable ground location to pupate. Measured about three inches.
Status: Resident
Verified by: curtis.lehman
Verified date: August 13, 2014
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): Canada, Ontario