What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination

Subject:  Moth ID
Geographic location of the bug:  Medina Ohio 44256
Date: 07/25/2018
Time: 05:18 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  Have never seen one of these before.
How you want your letter signed:  Matt Richardson

Pandorus Sphinx

Dear Matt,
This striking moth is an Pandorus Sphinx, and according to BugGuide:  “Larvae feed on leaves of peppervine (
Ampelopsis spp.), grape (Vitis spp.), and Virginia Creeper (Parthenocissus quinquefolia).”

What's That Bug? does not endorse extermination
Location: Medina, Ohio

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