#7827 juglandis

Walnut Sphinx

Amorpha juglandis (Smith, 1797)

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Occasional resident

Larval Hostplant(s): Walnut (Juglans) and Hickory (Carya)

Range: Found in the eastern United States west to Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: Two broods

Habitat: Near hostplants, often in wooded areas.

Avg. Wingspan: 1 3/4 – 3 Inches

Found at:

Overwintering: As pupae in leaf litter or the soil.

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