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Family: Sphingidae, Latreille, 1802
copyright C. Odenkirk
The upperside of the forewing is dark gray with brown tinges. A series of narrow dashes runs from the tip to the cell spots, and a wide black band runs from the middle of the outer margin to the base of the wing. The upperside of the hindwing is black with two white bands.
Istar Sphinx larvae feed primarily on mints (Salvia).
Lintneria (Sphinx) istar or separatus, Ft. Davis,
October 1, 2005, courtesy of Katherine McMahon.
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