|scientific name Sphinx pinastri |
common name Pine Hawk-Moth
The only Alberta record is for an adult collected in July.
A fairly large (7.5-9.0 cm. wingspan), narrow-winged moth, smooth dark grey-brown forewings with markings confined to three short, prominent black streaks in the median area, and a smaller one near the apex. Fringe checkered.
No information available.
A single historical record only. An accidental introduction. No concerns.
No Alberta data; elsewhere reported to utilize a variety of Pines (Pinus sp.).
Europe and Asia to Japan; occassionally in North America due to accidental introductions. There is a single old Alberta record from the Red Deer area.
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