Pink-spotted Hawk Moth
Agrias cingulata (Fabricius, 1775)
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
Overwintering: Not in our area.