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Deidamia inscriptum, the lettered sphinx, is a species of moth of the family Sphingidae. It is the only member of the genus Deidamia. The species was first described by Thaddeus William Harris in 1839 and the genus was erected by James Brackenridge Clemens in 1859.
The wingspan is 45–70 mm.
The larvae feed on Vitis, Ampelopsis and Parthenocissus species.
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