Location: southern wisconsin
August 29, 2010 9:27 pm
Aug 30th, moth on our deck in s wisconsin. what is it?
YOur moth is a White Lined Sphinx or Striped Morning Sphinx, Hyles lineata. This is one of the most common Hawk Moths in the family Sphingidae, and it can be found in all forty eight lower states and much of Canada. You may read more about the White Lined Sphinx on Bill Oehlke’s excellent website.