New Jersey Moths

Apple Sphinx (Sphinx gordius) 7810

Family: Sphingidae

Subfamily: Sphinginae

Wingspan: 2.7-4.2 inches

Range in NJ: Statewide

A U.S./Canada distribution map for this species is available here.

Flight Period: May-September, 1 or 2 broods.

Larval Food Plants: Many woody species.

Comments: Only 1 record in 16 years at a moth light station in Fredon Twp., Sussex County, NJ.



Apple Sphinx

Fredon Twp., Sussex County, NJ, 5/20/12