#7865 fasciatus

Banded Sphinx

Eumorpha fasciatus (Sulzer, 1776)

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Rare stray

Larval Hostplant(s): Various plants in the evening primrose family (Onagraceae).

Range: A resident in the southeastern United States west to central Texas, straying north from there.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: Multiple broods in its home range.

Habitat: As a stray it might be found anywhere.

Avg. Wingspan: 3 1/2 – 3 3/4 Inches

Found at:

Overwintering: As pupa in the soil.

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🔗Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net

Banded Sphinx
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