|Common name: Great ash sphinx.
Hodges #: 7802.
Identification: Rfw 40.2 mm, fws gray with long apical dash and
black streaks, fringe alternating patches of dark and light scales, hw
apices pointed, tegulae unmarked gray, ventral abdomen grayish white.
Similar species: 7803,
7807-- see key.
Distribution: southern Canada and United States.
Hosts: Larvae feed on Fraxinus– ash, and Syringa–
lilac. Adult at tubular flowers, pinks, petunias, and willow-herb,
proboscis is longer than moth's body.
ND, Slope Co., Marmarth. 29- VII- 1999. Hg/UV
light., coll. G. Fauske.