Virginia Creeper Sphinx
Darapsa myron (Cramer, 1780)
Status: Occasional resident
Range: From the east coast this moth is found west to the Dakotas, Nebraska, Colorado and New Mexico.
Larval Hostplant(s): Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus) and Grape (Vitis)
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Broods/Flight Times: Probably double-brooded in our area
Habitat: Found in/near wooded areas where their larval hostplants thrive.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 3/4 – 2 1/2 Inches
Found at: Indian Cave State Park, Niobrara Valley Preserve.
Overwintering: As pupae.