[tn-moths] Re: Sphinx question

Yes, there are catalpa trees in this area. 


Thanks!

 
Ken Childs
Henderson, TN
Chester County

http://tinyurl.com/Kens-Moths-2011




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From: J. Merrill Lynch <jmerrilllynch@xxxxxxxxx>
To: ncsc-moths@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Cc: TN Moths <tn-moths@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Thursday, July 14, 2011 3:30 PM
Subject: [ncsc-moths] Re: Sphinx question

Ken,  I have many C. undulosa at my place and all of mine are grayer
than your moth with distinct white reniform.  I've never seen catalpae
but that's what I'd call your moth.  Do you have catalpa trees?

Merrill

On Thu, Jul 14, 2011 at 3:54 PM, kjchilds <kjchilds@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I had this Sphinx last night and at first glace I thought it looked like a
> 7787 Ceratomia undulosa but it was much smaller than any of those I've seen
> this year. Also, most descriptions say the reniform spot is large and white
> and this one's isn't very white. I suppose it just may be worn but I'd like
> to hear what others think.
> http://i128.photobucket.com/albums/p193/kjchilds/Moths%202011/Moths%202011%20temporary/IMG_6334.jpg
>
> Ken Childs
> Henderson, TN
> Chester County
>
> http://tinyurl.com/Kens-Moths-2011
>
>
>
>



-- 
J. Merrill Lynch
Echo Valley Farm
Watauga County, NC
Elevation:  3,400 feet

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