Moths of North Dakota

Sphingidae: Smerinthinae

Amorpha juglandis (J. E. Smith 1797)

Common name: Walnut sphinx.

Hodges #: 7827.

Identification: Rfw 32 mm, wings mottled brown without brighter colors.

Similar species: 9547.

Distribution: southern Canada and United States east of the Rockies.

Hosts: Larvae feed on Juglans-- walnut and (possibly) Corylus-- hazelnut in our area.


NC  Cumberland Co.  Fayetteville.  9- VI- 1978.  M. Knudson.

  Moth county records  






Last updated: 01/23/07

Gerald M. Fauske
Research Specialist
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105

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