|Common name: Twin-spotted sphinx.
Hodges #: 7821.
Identification: Rfw 25 mm, hw costal margin evenly convex,
ocellatus consisting of (usually) two blue spots on a black field, pink
discal area and tan outer margin sharply defined.
Similar species: 7822,
Distribution: southern Canada and United States, absent from most
of U.S. west of the Rockeis.
Hosts: Larvae feed on a wide variety of tree species including
Populus-- poplar, aspen, Salix-- willow, Betula--
birch, Fraxinus-- ash, Ulmus-- elm, Prunus--
cherry, plum, and Malus-- apple..
ND Ransom Co., A annex allotment, Sheyenne Natl.
grasslands. T134N R53W Sec. 8. Hg/UV lt. 23- VII- 1992.