Attributes of Paonias astylus

Huckleberry sphinx
Paonias astylus (Drury, 1773)

Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Identification: Outer margin of the forewing is straight. Wings are yellowish orange to brownish orange. Forewing upperside has pink at the base and reduced markings.
Wing Span: 2 3/16 - 2 9/16 inches (5.5 - 6.5 cm).
Life History: Not reported.
Flight: . Two broods; in Florida from March-September and in Louisiana from April-September; one brood northward from June-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Blueberry and huckleberry (Vaccinium), cherries (Prunus), and willows (Salix).
Adult Food: Adults may not feed.
Habitat: Not reported.
Range: Maine south to Florida, west to Missouri and Mississippi.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: GU - Unable to assign rank due to lack of available information.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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August 29, 2014 jratkins79 Pittsylvania County, Virginia, United States September 02, 2014 Details
August 14, 2014 Chip Krilowicz Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States August 16, 2014 Details
May 19, 2014 tlcmom4@gmail.com Henderson County, North Carolina, United States May 19, 2014 Details
July 22, 2012 Doug Bruce Anderson County, Tennessee, United States February 13, 2014 Details
July 19, 2013 reutere Delaware County, New York, United States February 01, 2014 Details
August 17, 2013 kestrel72 Patrick County, Virginia, United States August 29, 2013 Details
August 05, 2013 JohnQ Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States August 19, 2013 Details
June 26, 2013 jfast Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States July 24, 2013 Details
July 24, 2012 JackieWesson Jefferson County, Alabama, United States September 01, 2012 Details
August 02, 2012 Rhonda Tallent Rhea County, Tennessee, United States August 18, 2012 Details
July 15, 2012 Chip Krilowicz Gloucester County, New Jersey, United States July 25, 2012 Details
July 20, 2012 Wlpara10 Powell County, Kentucky, United States July 23, 2012 Details
July 09, 2012 DCuervo Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States July 10, 2012 Details
July 02, 2012 ginsong Edmonson County, Kentucky, United States July 05, 2012 Details
June 11, 2009 Chip Krilowicz Cumberland County, New Jersey, United States June 24, 2012 Details
May 24, 2012 schmidts128@hotmail.com Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States May 24, 2012 Details
June 28, 2011 epsteinm Fulton County, Georgia, United States September 12, 2011 Details
June 27, 2011 curtis.lehman (Rory Bower) Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States July 04, 2011 Details
June 05, 2008 HigeJ Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States June 17, 2011 Details
June 08, 2011 dhsmall Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States June 08, 2011 Details
July 22, 2009 legacy.reporter (Noah Clark) Buncombe County, North Carolina, United States September 18, 2009 Details
May 27, 2007 H.D. McGuinness (H.D. McGuinness) Suffolk County, New York, United States July 08, 2009 Details
June 29, 1964 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Ozark County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
July 15, 1997 curtis.lehman (Curt Lehman) Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States January 08, 2008 Details
January 01, 1970 legacy.reporter (Richard B. Dominick Moth and Butterfly Collection) Charleston County, South Carolina, United States December 10, 2007 Details
June 08, 2007 legacy.reporter (Bioblitz Team) Middlesex County, Connecticut, United States October 03, 2007 Details
July 15, 1997 curtis.lehman (Curt Lehman) Clearfield County, Pennsylvania, United States January 30, 2007 Details
June 01, 1999 legacy.reporter (Matthew D. Arey) Essex County, Massachusetts, United States November 14, 2006 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Logan County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Litchfield County, Connecticut, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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