#7771 cingulata

Pink-spotted Hawk Moth

Agrias cingulata (Fabricius, 1775)

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Uncommon stray

Larval Hostplant(s): Several plants in the potato family (Solanacea) including Sweet Potato (Ipomoea batatas) and Jimsonweed (Datura stramonium)

Range: A tropical resident into the southern United States, straying north from there.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: Most strays are found from late summer into autumn.

Habitat: Strays might be found anywhere but adults are attracted to lights.

Avg. Wingspan: 3 3/4 – 4 3/4 Inches

Found at:

Overwintering: Not in our area.

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🔗Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net

Pink-spotted Hawk Moth
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