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Genus Proserpinus

beautiful beautiful - Proserpinus lucidus Strange caterpillar found on milkweed, has been hard for me to identify! - Proserpinus gaurae 5th instar brown form Proserpinus lucidus larvae - Proserpinus lucidus What is this moth? - Proserpinus clarkiae  Proserpinus clarkiae - Proserpinus clarkiae Sphingidae: Prosperpinus lucidus - Proserpinus lucidus I assume this is a Hawk moth/Sphinx moth of some kind, can you tell which one? - Proserpinus terlooii PAcific Green  sphynx moth caterpillar - Proserpinus lucidus
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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 Macroglossinae
Tribe Macroglossini
Genus Proserpinus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author of genus: Hübner, [1819]
larval hosts are all from the Evening Primrose family (Onagraceae) except for P. terlooii that feeds on Boerhavia coccinea and B. coulteri in the Four O'Clock Family (Nyctaginaceae) (1)
There is a case for saltational evolution in Proserpinus (1)