|Common name: Titan sphinx/
White-banded day sphinx.
Hodges #: 7849
Identification: Rfw 26.7 mm, with two parallel rows of
translucent white spots, discal dot present, abdomen with broad white
cross-band. Antennae weakly clavate
Similar species: none in North Dakota.
Distribution: Tropical South America northward to the Gulf
States, straying further north to New York, Michigan, and North Dakota.
Hosts: Larvae feed members of the plant family Rubiaceae.
ND, Cass Co., Fargo. NDSU campus horticulture
plots. 5- IX- 2003. at Zinnia, coll. R. Larson.