#7873 floridensis

Nessus Sphinx

Amphion floridensis Clark, 1920

Family: Sphingidae

Status: Occasional resident

Range: Found throughout the United States east of the Rocky Mountains.

Larval Hostplant(s):  Grape (Vitis) in our area.

NENHP Ranking: Not listed

Broods/Flight Times: Possibly double-brooded in our area

Habitat: Equally at home in urban and rural settings.

Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/2 – 2 1/4 Inches

Found at: Fontenelle Forest, Gilbert-Baker WMA, Niobrara Valley Preserve, Wildcat Hills SRA.

Overwintering: As pupae underground.

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🔗Links: Moth Photographers Group, BugGuide.net

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