Agrius cingulata

890086.00 — 7771 — Agrius cingulata (Fabricius, 1775) — Pink-Spotted Hawkmoth
Images copyright: Ken Childs (TN)

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:

Ipomoea, more


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Covell Field Guide p.31; Pl. 3(1).
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Hodges, R. W., 1971. Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21:p. 22; pl. 1.1. order or free PDF
  • Species Page at Bill Oehlke's moth website - Agrius cingulata
  • Species Page at BugGuide
  • Species Page at Pacific Northwest Moths
  • Tuttle, J. P., 2007. Hawk Moths of North America: p. 43; pl. 10.9.
  • Wagner, D. L., (2005). Caterpillars of Eastern North America, p. 249.