Southern Pine Sphinx
Lapara coniferarum, the southern pine sphinx, is a species of sphinx moth. It was first described by James Edward Smith in 1797. The species is listed as threatened in Connecticut.
It is known from mixed and pine forests from Nova Scotia and Maine south to Florida, and west to Indiana and Louisiana.
The wingspan is 50–57 mm. The forewing is grey with two or three black stripes in the middle of the wing. Other marking are vague.
The larvae feed on Pinus species, including Pinus taeda and Pinus palustris.