|Common name: Apple sphinx.
Hodges #: 7810.
Identification: Rfw 32.1 mm, fws pale with darker costa and
tornus, hws with broad black marginal band before fringe, ventral wings
crossed by median dark band.
Similar species: 7796,
7812- see key.
Distribution: northern U.S. and southern Canada, mostly east of
the Rockies, additional records along east coast to Florida and in the
Rockies to Colorado.
Hosts: Larvae feed on Malus-- apple, Rosa--
rose, and Fraxinus-- ash.
ND Ransom Co., 2.5 mi. E. Owego, T135N,
R53W Sec. 2. Hg/UV lt. 18- VII- 1993. D. Cuthrell.
Same specimen, ventral view.