Subject:  Lime Hawk moth?
Geographic location of the bug:  Knightdale NC
Date: 08/19/2021
Time: 07:55 PM EDT
Your letter to the bugman:  This is supposed to be indigenous to the UK.
How you want your letter signed:  Thanks

Pandorus Sphinx

You are correct that the Lime Hawkmoth is native to Europe, but this is not a Lime Hawkmoth.  It is a native Pandorus Sphinx.  Nonetheless, there is an introduced population of Lime Hawkmoths in North America, with many Canadian sightings.

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