Plebeian Sphinx
Paratrea plebeja
[Fabricius]
Sphingidae
Hodges 7793

Identification: Covel, Moths of Eastern North America, Page 34. The forewing is gray. The blackish post-median line is usually the most conspicuous line, but often obscure. There will be a series of black dashes from base to apex. The reniform spot is white and conspicuous. The hindwing is gray with vague blackish median band and broad outer border. The wingspan is 6 to 7.5 cm. The caterpillar host plants are trumpet creeper, lilac, and passionflower.

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