Monday, July 26, 2010

White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)




White-lined Sphinx Moth (Hyles lineata)


A widespread moth found throughout most of North America, Central America, West Indies, also parts of Eurasia, Africa.  Adults take nectar.  Larvae feed on a wide variety of plants.

Butterflies and Moths of North America
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5 comments:

Lisa at Greenbow said...

What a beautiful bug. I haven't seen any sphinx moths around here yet this year.

jason said...

These are such beautiful moths. They're especially stunning to watch as they feed.

birdy said...

This is a gorgeous species Marvin. We have some species of sphinx moths here, but not observed this species so far.

Crafty Green Poet said...

this is a gorgeous moth!

Lana Gramlich said...

SO beautiful...