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Genus Eumorpha

Slow mover - Eumorpha fasciatus Pandorus Sphinx Moth - Eumorpha pandorus Caterpiller. What genus and species? - Eumorpha fasciatus this guy was on my grape vines in the North Texas area.   - Eumorpha achemon Eumorpha pandorus pandorus sphinx - Eumorpha pandorus Sphingidae - Eumorpha pandorus Eumorpha achemonĀ - Achemon Sphinx - Eumorpha achemon
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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 Eumorpha
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1807 by Jacob Hübner
Explanation of Names
from Greek eumorphos (ευμορφος)- "fair of form"
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists 10 North American species in genus.
Internet References
NCSU Entomology collection has three species in that genus with specimens from North Carolina, with number pinned: E. achemon (19), fasciata (37), pandorus (44).