|Common name: Laurel sphinx.
Hodges #: 7809.
Identification: Rfw 43.9 mm, fws fawn brown, darkest along costa
and tornus, hw outer margin pale before fringe.
Similar species: 7810,
Distribution: temperate U. S. and southern Canada east of the
Great Plains, in the north occurs west to the Rockies..
Hosts: Larvae feed on Kalmia-- laurel, Syringa--
lilac, and Fraxinus-- ash.
ME Penobscot Co., Lincoln. 6- VII- 1932.
pic Loren Oslie.