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Genus Proserpinus

Mystery catapillar - Proserpinus terlooii which Sphingid - Proserpinus terlooii Pacific Green Sphinx Moth - Proserpinus lucidus Pupa - Proserpinus terlooii Proserpinus juanita Green moth - Proserpinus lucidus - male Pacific Green Sphinx Moth - Proserpinus lucidus Proserpinus terlooii
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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 Macroglossinae
Tribe Macroglossini
Genus Proserpinus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author of genus: Hübner, [1819]
Food
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)
Remarks
There is a case for saltational evolution in Proserpinus (1)