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Sphinx moth - Sphinx poecila

Sphinx moth - Sphinx poecila
Grand Manan Island, Charlotte County, New Brunswick, Canada
July 25, 2007

Sphinx poecila - Northern Apple Sphinx - Hodges #7810.1
Moved from Sphinx Moths.

The two species do overlap in parts of the north. Sphinx poecila has black and white checkered fringe on the forewing and the fringe of S. gordius is mainly black with very little white.

Moved from ID Request.

Probably Sphinx poecila, or maybe S. gordius...

Sphinx poecila seems more likely
Sphinx poecila seems more likely, based on range

I agree, I made the comment before I checked my books. S. poecila makes the most sense.

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