New Jersey Moths

Pandorus Sphinx (Eumorpha pandorus) 7859

Family: Sphingidae

Subfamily: Macroglossinae

Wingspan: 3.5-4.5 inches

Range in NJ: Statewide

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

Flight Period: June into September, 1 brood

Larval Food Plants: Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia), grape (Vitis sp.), and Porcelainberry (Amelopsis brevipedunculata)

Comments: Generally uncommon and possibly locally declining.

Pandorus Sphinx

Sussex County, NJ, 7/20/14

Pandorus Sphinx

Brown larva, Sussex County, NJ, date unknown

Pandorus Sphinx

Green larva, location and date unknown