Pine Sphinx Moth
Lapara coniferarum
Sphingidae
Hodges 7816


June 6, 2006


July 4, 2005


September 14, 2006

Identification Covell, Moths of Eastern North America, Pg. 36. The forewing is gray, with two sharp black dashes in the median area. Lines are very diffuse and inconspicuous. The sub-terminal line is blackish; zig-zag. The forewing fringe is checkered black and white. The hindwing is uniform gray, usually paler than the forewing. Caterpillar host plants are pines, especially loblolly and longleaf.

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