Attributes of Proserpinus juanita

Juanita sphinx
Proserpinus juanita (Strecker, 1877)

Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Macroglossinae
Identification: Forewing upperside is pale gray-green with a deep green-brown median area and a white dash at the wing tip; underside is pale orange at the base. Hindwing upperside is bright orange-red with a black border; underside is green to olive green.
Wing Span: 1 3/4 - 2 1/2 inches (4.5 - 6.4 cm).
Life History: Adults sometimes rest inside deep-throated flowers.
Flight: . Two broods from April-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Plants in the evening primrose family (Onagraceae) including evening primrose (Oenothera), gaura (Gaura), and willow weed (Epilobium)
Adult Food: Nectar from a variety of flowers including dame\'s-rocket and a white-flowered thistle.
Habitat: Forest edges, prairie valleys and hills, and weedy roadsides.
Range: North Dakota south to Arizona, east to Missouri and Texas.
Conservation: Not usually required.
NCGR: G4 - Apparently secure globally, though it might be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
August 28, 2013 Brett Budach Riley County, Kansas, United States August 28, 2013 Details
June 12, 2013 JKHatfield Texas, Lubbock County, United States June 13, 2013 Details
June 24, 2005 chuckcmt McCone County, Montana, United States August 25, 2011 Details
July 08, 1979 legacy.reporter (Kristi DuBois) Rosebud County, Montana, United States September 24, 2009 Details
July 23, 2009 legacy.reporter (Dwaine Waggoner) Natrona County, Wyoming, United States August 28, 2009 Details
August 18, 1957 legacy.reporter (Donahue, Ralph J.) Bates County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
July 14, 1977 legacy.reporter (Craig) Douglas County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 20, 1983 legacy.reporter (Koenig, Phillip E.) Adair County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 20, 1983 legacy.reporter (Koenig, Phillip E.) Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 21, 1983 legacy.reporter (Koenig, Phillip E.) Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
January 01, 1980 legacy.reporter (Dodge, Heather) Wright County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
June 24, 1980 legacy.reporter (Dodge, Heather) Wright County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 16, 1981 legacy.reporter St Francois County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 22, 1981 legacy.reporter Jefferson County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 10, 1949 legacy.reporter (Craig, W.S.) St Charles County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 23, 1965 legacy.reporter (Heitzman, J. Richard) Jackson County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
June 24, 1989 legacy.reporter Newton County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
June 25, 1989 legacy.reporter Newton County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
August 11, 1975 legacy.reporter Jasper County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
January 01, 1984 legacy.reporter St Francois County, Missouri, United States March 11, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Washington County, Arkansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Apache County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Coconino County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Navajo County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Yavapai County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Adams County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Arapahoe County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Boulder County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Douglas County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter El Paso County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Huerfano County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jefferson County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Pueblo County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Weld County, Colorado, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Finney County, Kansas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Bates County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Douglas County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Greene County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jackson County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jasper County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Jefferson County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter St Charles County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Ste Genevieve County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter St Francois County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Wright County, Missouri, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Morton County, North Dakota, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Slope County, North Dakota, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Dawes County, Nebraska, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Keya Paha County, Nebraska, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sheridan County, Nebraska, United States December 31, 2004 Details