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Genus Eumorpha

Eumorpha pandorus Gaudy Sphinx - Eumorpha labruscae Leaf like Moth - Eumorpha achemon Moth found in CA - Eumorpha achemon Unknown Moth #2 on brick wall - Eumorpha pandorus Sphingidae - Eumorpha pandorus Big Cat - Eumorpha vitis Eumorpha achemon? - 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).