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Northern Pine Sphinx

Lapara bombycoides

Description:

"Forewing is gray with heavy black bands. Hindwing is brownish gray with no markings. Caterpillar Hosts: Various pines including red pine (Pinus resinosa), pitch pine (P. rigida), and Scotch pine (P. sylvestris); and American larch (Larix laricina)."

Habitat:

Mixed northern hardwoods forest with pines and conifer-hardwood swamps with American larch are present.

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Gary Walton
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Gary Walton

Minnesota, USA

Spotted on Jul 3, 2019
Submitted on Jul 27, 2019

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