white-lined sphinx


: an American sphinx moth (Celerio lineata) whose larvae eat the leaves of cotton, apple, grape, currant, and many other plants, whose forewings are olive brown with a longitudinal buff stripe and with most of the veins lined with white, and whose hind wings are black with a central reddish band

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“White-lined sphinx.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/white-lined%20sphinx. Accessed 1 Jun. 2023.

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