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Genus Dolba

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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 Sphinginae
Tribe Sphingini
Genus Dolba
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
First described in 1856 by Francis Walker
Numbers
Nearctica.com lists just one North American species for this genus.
Remarks
Very closely similar to Manduca, and likely should be part of that genus. Differs primarily in small size.
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