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Genus Lintneria

Sphinx eremitus - Lintneria eremitus - female unknown black and green hornworm caterpillar please help identify a.s.a.p. - Lintneria eremitus Istar Sphnix - Lintneria istar Sphingidae - Lintneria istar Caterpillar with a hook and a diamond on its head - Lintneria eremitus Caterpillar found on my sage plants - Lintneria eremitus Lintneria eremitus – Hermit Sphinx Moth - Lintneria eremitus caterpillar with black 'eye' - Lintneria eremitus
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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Bombycoidea (Silkworm, Sphinx, and Royal Moths)
Family Sphingidae (Sphinx Moths)
Subfamily Sphinginae
Tribe Sphingini
Genus Lintneria
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Five species in the genus for North America north of Mexico and twenty-one species world wide.
Lintneria eremitus
Lintneria eremitoides
Lintneria separatus
Lintneria istar
Lintneria smithi
the species of Lintneria were included in the genus Sphinx until 2007(1)
Print References
Tuttle, James P., The Hawk Moths of North America, A Natural History Study of the Sphingidae of the United States and Canada.(1)
Internet References
Moth Photographers Group - photographs of pinned Lintneria and other related species for comparison.
Works Cited
1.The Hawk Moths of North America, A Natural History Study of the Sphingidae of the United States and Canada.
James P Tuttle. 2007. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation Inc.