Abbot's Sphinx
(
Aka Abbot's Hawk Moth)
Sphecodina abbottii (Swainson)
Sphingidae
Hodges 7870


Courtesy Janice Stiefel

Identification: Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 42 -- The moth has dark brown forewings (appears black) with scalloped margins and a broad yellow band on the hindwing. The caterpillar host plant is grapes.

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