Tersa Sphinx Xylophanes tersa (Linnaeus, 1771)  Synonyms: Hodges #7890.

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Host plants include Poorjoe, Smooth False Buttonweed, Catalpas (Database of World's Lepidopteran Host Plants). In Nebraska Tersa Sphinx larvae have been found on Common Buttonbush (Messenger, 1997).

There are 26 records in the project database.

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A Tersa Sphinx in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/26/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/26/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/26/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx Moth in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/16/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in Harford Co., Maryland (8/29/2019). Photo by Dave Webb. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/16/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list) (More of this species)

A Tersa Sphinx in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/13/2013). Photo by Scott Housten. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in Baltimore Co., Maryland (7/31/2013). Photo by Emily Stanley. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in Harford Co., Maryland (8/22/2014). Photo by Tea Kesting-Handly. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in Charles Co., Maryland (9/12/2015). Photo by Mary B. Hollinger. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in Frederick Co., Maryland (10/10/2018). Photo by Amy Rembold. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx in collected in Russelville, Arkansas (7/29/1990). Photo by John Glaser. (MBP list)

A Tersa Sphinx caterpillar in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/28/2018). Photo by Ben Springer. (MBP list)

Tersa Sphinx caterpillar in Orange Co., Florida (10/28/2012). Photo by Mary Keim. (MBP list)


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