The Elm Sphinx is also known by the name(s) of: Four-horned Sphinx (caterpillar).
The Elm Sphinx is typically 1.9 inches to 2.3 inches (50mm to 60mm) in size. We have associated the following descriptors / identifiers to this insect: white spot, dark patch, dark center, large, huge, flying, ring, furry thorax, four horns, red-tipped legs, brown, white, green, black.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Vermont; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Manitoba; New Brunswick; Newfoundland and Labrador; Nova Scotia; Ontario; Prince Edward Island; Quebec; Mexico..
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Elm Sphinx. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.