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Order: (le-pid-OP-ter-a) ( Lepidoptera Info) Family: (SFIN-gi-dee) ( Sphingidae Info) Genus: Sphecodina Species: abbottii
2 neutrals No negatives
This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:
East Brookfield, Massachusetts Country Knolls, New York Glouster, Ohio Branchland, West Virginia Member Notes:
Neutral DiOhio On Jan 25, 2007, DiOhio from Corning, OH
(Zone 6a) wrote:
Host Plants: Ampelopsis (Porcelain Vine, Monkshood Vine), and grapes.
Positive melody On Jun 11, 2010, melody from Benton, KY
(Zone 7a) wrote:
This moth does not seem to be present in enough numbers to have a negative impact on plants in my area, so I'll enjoy them and let the caterpillars live. Adults feed on nectar of night-blooming flowers, as do many of their cousins.
Neutral FarmerMaggot On Jun 14, 2010, FarmerMaggot from Ballston Lake, NY wrote:
One year I saw several of these feeding on lilac blossoms at dusk.
By DiOhio By melody By melody By mellielong
Timer: 8.76 jiffies (0.087593078613281).