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Genus Enyo

Mournful Sphinx - Enyo lugubris - male Mournful Sphinx - Enyo lugubris - male Enyo ocypete? - Enyo lugubris - male brown sphinx moth of some sort - Enyo lugubris - male Sphynx moth? - Enyo lugubris - female Texas SE Gulf Coast - Enyo lugubris - female Hornworm with brown markings? - Enyo lugubris Family Sphingidae - Enyo lugubris
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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 Dilophonotini
Genus Enyo
i-NYE-oh (Wikipedia--Enyo)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Enyo H├╝bner, 1819
Explanation of Names
Enyo (Greek Ενυω meaning "warlike" or "horror") was a goddess of war, a companion to the better-known Ares (Wikipedia--Enyo, Theoi Greek Mythology--Enyo). Enyo was associated closely with Eris (strife), and the name of the latter goddess was bestowed upon a genus of jumping spiders.
Nearctica (1) lists two species in genus for North America: lugubris and ocypete.
Internet References
Lepidoptera of the French Antilles--Enyo ocypete. Has an excellent photo showing differntiation of e. ocypete vs. lugubris