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Species Dolbogene hartwegii - Hartweg's Sphinx - Hodges#7785

Dolbogene hartwegii - male Dolbogene hartwegii  - Dolbogene hartwegii unknown moth - Dolbogene hartwegii unknown moth - Dolbogene hartwegii
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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 Dolbogene
Species hartwegii (Hartweg's Sphinx - Hodges#7785)
Hodges Number
7785
Pronunciation
doll-boh-GEE-nee HART-weg-ee-eye
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Butler, 1875
Size
Wingspan: 54-61 mm.
Identification
The upperside of the forewing is brown with dark brown and white markings with a light round spot near the end of the cell. The upperside of the hindwing has a dark spot at the lower outer margin, and the forewing has a small dark patch near the anal angle.
Range
Records from Texas and southern Arizona in our area.
Season
Records from July and August, possibly other months.
Food
Tecoma stans
Internet References
Bill Oehlke's species page at silkmoths.bizland.com
Moth Photographers Group – images of pinned adults (1)
BOLD Systems - images of pinned DNA supported specimens (2)