|Common name: Nessus sphinx.
Hodges #: 7873.
Identification: Rfw 20.9 mm, outer margin of fw irregularly
toothed, hw with orange fascia. Abdomen with narrow yellow band
and fan-like terminal tuft.
Similar species: 7871.
Distribution: United States and southern Canada east of the
Hosts: Larvae feed on Vitis spp.-- grape.
Note: This species is a day flier. Formerly widely known
as Amphion nessus.
WI Forest Co., Argonne. 5- VI- 1962.
coll. W. H. Elder.
MN Hubbard Co., Nevis, pic. J. Weber.