#7807 canadensis

Canadian Sphinx

Sphinx canadensis Boisduval, [1875]

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Occasional resident

Larval Hostplant(s): Ash (Fraxinus) in our area.

Range: Found from the New England states west to Minnesota, Nebraska and Missouri and Arkansas.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: Single brooded through most of its range but reported to have a second brood in Missouri and Arkansas.

Habitat: Woodlands containing Ash.

Avg. Wingspan: 2 3/4 – 3 1/2 Inches

Found at: Gilbert-Baker WMA.

Overwintering: As pupa in the soil.

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🔗Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net.

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