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Genus Lapara

Pine Sphinx - Hodges#7816 - Lapara coniferarum Moth 21 - Lapara coniferarum Pine Sphinx Moth - Hodges #7816 - Lapara coniferarum Southern or Northern Pine Sphinx? - Lapara Lepidopera, Sphingidae - Lapara bombycoides Lapara? - Lapara Lapara bombycoides Pennsylvania Caterpillar and Pupa - Lapara bombycoides
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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 Sphinginae
Tribe Sphingini
Genus Lapara
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Lapara Walker, 1856
Explanation of Names
Lapar- (laparo) is Greek, meaning "loins, flank" or "loose" (Internet searches) (1).
Numbers lists three species in genus for North America.
Print References
Borror, entry for lapar (1)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.