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Species Neococytius cluentius - Hodges#7774

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Classification
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 Neococytius
Species cluentius (Neococytius cluentius - Hodges#7774)
Hodges Number
7774
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neococytius cluentius (Cramer, 1776)
Sphinx cluentius Cramer, 1775
Size
Wingspan 140–160 mm.
Range
South America to Mexico with strays to the southern United States.
Print References
Hodges, R.W. 1971. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 27; pl. 1, fig. 3. (1)
Tuttle, J.P. 2007. Hawk Moths of North America. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. p. 47; pl. 12, fig. 2. (2)