|Common name: Carolina sphinx/ Tobacco hornworm
Hodges #: 7775.
Identification: Rfw 49.5 mm, fw shades of gray,
white subterminal line even in course, hw with dark lines separated by light ground
color, abdomen with yellow lateral spots.
Similar species: 7776,
Distribution: Central America and southern U.S., straying
Hosts: Plants of the tomato family (Solanaceae).
Note: The single ND record may be an escapeé
from a laboratory culture.
IN. Randolph Co., 20- VI- 1976. at light.
coll. B. Stiles.