Bisected Honey Locust Moth
Syssphinx bisecta (Lintner, 1879)
Status: Rare resident
Range: The eastern United States with most records coming from an area bounded on the east by Ohio and South Carolina and on the west by eastern Nebraska and Arkansas.
Larval Hostplant(s): Honey locust (Gleditsia triacanthos) and Kentucky coffee tree (Gymnocladus dioicus).
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: Two broods.
Habitat: Deciduous woodlands
Avg. Wingspan: 2 – 3 Inches
Overwintering: As pupae underground.
Similar Species: Honey Locust Moth