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Virginia Creeper Sphinx - Darapsa myron TL: ~ 35 mm.  FW light brown to pale green with a thin orange border  and wide bands of darker shading. Dull orange HW. Hosts: Virginia creeper, grapes, and viburnum.<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81720/virginia_creeper_sphinx_-_darapsa_myron.html<br />
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Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81720/virginia_creeper_sphinx_-_darapsa_myron.html<br />
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Virginia Creeper Sphinx - Darapsa myron

TL: ~ 35 mm. FW light brown to pale green with a thin orange border and wide bands of darker shading. Dull orange HW. Hosts: Virginia creeper, grapes, and viburnum.

Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area

Virginia Creeper Sphinx - Darapsa myron TL: ~ 35 mm. FW light brown to pale green with a thin orange border and wide bands of darker shading. Dull orange HW. Hosts: Virginia creeper, grapes, and viburnum.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81720/virginia_creeper_sphinx_-_darapsa_myron.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81721/virginia_creeper_sphinx_-_darapsa_myron.html Darapsa myron,Geotagged,Summer,United States,Virginia creeper sphinx moth

Virginia Creeper Sphinx - Darapsa myron TL: ~ 35 mm. FW light brown to pale green with a thin orange border and wide bands of darker shading. Dull orange HW. Hosts: Virginia creeper, grapes, and viburnum.<br />
<br />
Habitat: Attracted to a 395 nm LED light in a semi-rural area<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81720/virginia_creeper_sphinx_-_darapsa_myron.html<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/81722/virginia_creeper_sphinx_-_darapsa_myron.html Darapsa myron,Geotagged,Summer,United States,Virginia creeper sphinx moth

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The Virginia creeper sphinx is a moth of the Sphingidae family. It lives from Maine south to south Florida; west to North Dakota, Nebraska, New Mexico, and Texas. It also can be found in Mexico.


The caterpillars are known to feed on virginia creeper and grape.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Christine Young
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By Christine Young

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Uploaded Jul 12, 2019. Captured Jul 11, 2019 20:54 in 5 East St, New Milford, CT 06776, USA.
  • Canon EOS 80D
  • f/5.6
  • 1/64s
  • ISO400
  • 100mm