Amorpha juglandis


Common Names: Walnut sphinx moth
Category: Insects
Sub-category: Moths


Hodges#7827. In adults, forewing and hindwing color highly variable, from uniformly brown to several colors, often with a whitish, pinkish, or purplish tint; patterns range from faint to pronounced; hindwing with no 'flash' pattern; outer margins of all wings scalloped to wavy; proboscis very short. In larva, body usually green (sometimes red) with numerous minute raised white granules and 7 pairs of oblique lateral yellow lines, often bearing reddish blotch at dorsal end; anal horn tinted red; markings, especially red ones, highly variable; head pointed with lateral yellow line running from eyes to crown.

Found in deciduous forests.

Edible Notes: No available information on edibility.
Warnings: Not known to be dangerous.
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