black witch

Ted Ryznar tryznar at
Fri Oct 9 21:35:51 EDT 1998

> From: Lee Adair <wadair at COM1.MED.USF.EDU>
> To: leps-L at
> Subject: Re: black witch
> Date: Friday, October 09, 1998 3:35 PM
> I'm confused. The Black Witch of Florida (Ascalapha odorata) is a 
> noctuid, not a sphingid (hawkmoth). I also don't recall it having a lot 
> of pink on it. Are we talking about the same bug?
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We are talking about 2 different moths both found at the MV light on the
same night in Northwestern Pa. A Great night. Even ova from the black witch
if I can find some host plants I would love to raise some and see the
pillars.  Sorry if I was confusing.
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