Attributes of Ceratomia hageni

Hagen's sphinx
Ceratomia hageni Grote, 1874

Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Identification: Forewing is gray with a green tint, dark indistinct wavy lines, and pale gray patches at the wing tip and along the costa. Hindwing is dark grayish brown with paler gray at the base and outer margin.
Wing Span: 2 3/4 - 3 5/8 inches (7 - 9.2 cm).
Life History: Adults fly at dusk.
Flight: . Two flights from April-September; possibly three flights in Missouri from May-October.
Caterpillar Hosts: Osage orange (Maclura pomifera).
Adult Food: A variety of flowers.
Habitat: Not reported.
Range: Michigan south to Georgia; west to Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, and Texas.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G5 - Demonstrably secure globally, though it may be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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August 03, 2014 Elaine Link Macoupin County, Illinois, United States August 03, 2014 Details
May 16, 2014 Jeff Trahan Caddo Parish, Louisiana, United States July 22, 2014 Details
July 30, 2013 michaeloberg Douglas County, Nebraska, United States January 23, 2014 Details
September 03, 2013 paulselden Douglas County, Kansas, United States September 07, 2013 Details
August 10, 2013 paulselden Douglas County, Kansas, United States September 07, 2013 Details
September 02, 2013 stargazer_hal Brooke County, West Virginia, United States September 02, 2013 Details
July 10, 2013 Ananke Texas, Randall County, United States July 10, 2013 Details
June 06, 2013 Ken Childs Chester County, Tennessee, United States July 03, 2013 Details
June 14, 2013 rbaade Sedgwick County, Kansas, United States June 24, 2013 Details
May 18, 2013 HClenin Lafayette County, Missouri, United States June 10, 2013 Details
May 22, 2013 painted lady Benton County, Arkansas, United States May 29, 2013 Details
May 02, 2013 rdhealy1951 Hardin County, Kentucky, United States May 13, 2013 Details
May 19, 2012 tjantscher Lee County, Iowa, United States January 14, 2013 Details
June 20, 2012 Bob Kipfer Christian County, Missouri, United States June 20, 2012 Details
June 06, 2011 monstermoose Henry County, Indiana, United States July 29, 2011 Details
June 04, 2011 rdhealy1951 Hardin County, Kentucky, United States July 24, 2011 Details
June 10, 2011 Danny DeAngelo St Louis County, Missouri, United States July 11, 2011 Details
June 11, 2011 adunaway Trimble County, Kentucky, United States June 15, 2011 Details
July 16, 2009 Howell Curtis Harrison County, Indiana, United States June 14, 2011 Details
March 18, 2011 miestrellita Dallas County, Texas, United States March 20, 2011 Details
May 23, 2008 rdhealy1951 Hart County, Kentucky, United States February 28, 2011 Details
June 01, 2007 rdhealy1951 Hardin County, Kentucky, United States February 28, 2011 Details
June 04, 2010 rdhealy1951 Hardin County, Kentucky, United States February 28, 2011 Details
July 27, 2010 Eddie Huber Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States February 22, 2011 Details
July 26, 2010 ozcomomoths (Rhonda Herndon) Ozark County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2010 Details
June 28, 2010 legacy.reporter (Craig J. Baird) Greene County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2010 Details
July 26, 2010 ozcomomoths (Rhonda Herndon) Ozark County, Missouri, United States September 21, 2010 Details
June 28, 2010 legacy.reporter (Craig J. Baird) Greene County, Missouri, United States September 21, 2010 Details
June 15, 2007 legacy.reporter (Wedge Watkins) Boone County, Missouri, United States January 05, 2010 Details
August 03, 1991 legacy.reporter Barry County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
July 27, 1983 legacy.reporter Jefferson County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
May 22, 1969 legacy.reporter (Francka, J.E.) Greene County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
June 23, 1969 legacy.reporter (Burgess, L.P.) Platte County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
June 04, 2004 legacy.reporter (Woller, D.A.) Boone County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 04, 1940 legacy.reporter (Enns, W.R.) Boone County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
April 25, 1972 legacy.reporter (Thewke, S.E.) Barry County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 17, 1958 legacy.reporter (White, B.J.) Phelps County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
July 25, 1965 legacy.reporter (Horina, Mark) Adair County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 04, 1975 legacy.reporter (Shaddy, Dr.) Adair County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter (Bowen, S.) Nodaway County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 03, 1970 legacy.reporter (Houser, E.C.) Pemiscot County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
May 29, 1975 legacy.reporter (Sheeley, R.D.) Pemiscot County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
June 01, 1979 legacy.reporter (Townsend, H.G.) Newton County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
January 01, 1975 legacy.reporter Johnson County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 02, 1979 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Daviess County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 21, 1979 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Reynolds County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
September 04, 1979 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Grundy County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
June 10, 1980 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Barton County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
June 08, 1981 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Morgan County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
July 24, 1981 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Atchison County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details