Query from off list.

James J. Kruse kruse at nature.berkeley.edu
Tue Sep 7 17:34:45 EDT 1999


> in length) are 2 pair of "horns" just behind the head, and a tiny ridge
> of  serrated protrusions down the top of the back - giving it somewhat

That's the key. Four-horned sphinx, Ceratomia amyntor. Coming back in
recent years along with the elms (foodplant).

Go Pack!

Jim Kruse
University of California at Berkeley
Dept. of Environ Sci, Policy and Mgmt.
Div. of Insect Biology
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