Attributes of Sphinx dollii

Doll's sphinx
Sphinx dollii Neumoegen, 1881

Family: Sphingidae
Subfamily: Sphinginae
Identification: Occurs in three forms Arizona the forewing is very pale gray and lacking most markings except black dashes along the middle, 2) in the mountains of southern Arizona and southern New Mexico the forewing is bluish gray with well-defined heavy black streaks along the middle, and 3) in the remainder of the range, the forewing is gray with white streaks and a relatively well-defined row of dashes along the middle.
Wing Span: 1 3/4 - 2 1/2 inches (4.5 - 6.3 cm).
Life History: Caterpillars pupate and overwinter in underground chambers.
Flight: . One brood from June-August.
Caterpillar Hosts: Alligator juniper (Juniperus deppeana) and other juniper species.
Adult Food: Flower nectar.
Habitat: Arid brushlands and desert foothills.
Range: Common in its Range through Utah, Arizona, Colorado, and New Mexico to 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 22, 2014 finatic Pima County, Arizona, United States September 05, 2014 Details
April 22, 2014 finatic Pima County, Arizona, United States September 05, 2014 Details
June 19, 2010 lmreid71 Bexar County, Texas, United States September 04, 2014 Details
June 05, 2014 michaeloberg Garfield County, Colorado, United States June 21, 2014 Details
May 04, 2011 mrahilly Washington County, Utah, United States May 20, 2011 Details
July 07, 1976 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
July 30, 1983 legacy.reporter (James P. Tuttle) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
August 11, 1975 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Cochise County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
June 15, 1975 legacy.reporter (Michael D. VanBuskirk) Coconino County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
July 27, 1979 legacy.reporter (George J. Balogh) Pima County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
August 04, 1991 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
July 28, 1972 legacy.reporter (Michael J. Smith) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
August 10, 1991 legacy.reporter (Clifford D. Ferris) Santa Cruz County, Arizona, United States January 28, 2009 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cochise 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 Gila County, Arizona, United States December 31, 2004 Details
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