Pandorus Sphinx

Pandorus Sphinx Moth

Common Name: Pandorus Sphinx

Scientific name: Eumorpha pandorus

Season: Some places see only one generation a year, while others see two.

It is a large, greenish gray moth with darker patches and pink edges and small pink eyespots. The underside is usually pale yellow-green or brown. It has a wingspan of 3¼–4½ inches (8.2–11.5 cm), females being slightly larger than males. Pandora sphinx moths fly during dusk.

Adam Mitchell Photo