Subject: Is this a type of moth?
Location: Haines City. Florida
August 4, 2015 9:06 am
Is this a type of Moth?
Signature: Alex Dove
Your moth is a Banded Sphinx, Eumorpha fasciatus, and you can compare your image to this image on BugGuide. According to BugGuide: “Larvae feed on Evening Primrose, Oenothera species, Water Primrose, Ludwigia species, and other related plants (Onagraceae). Adults are crepuscular to nocturnal and feed on nectar.”