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Species Paonias excaecata - Blinded Sphinx - Hodges#7824


Brief observations of Sphingidae flight time
By Vernon Antoine Brou Jr.
Southern Lepidopterists' News, 24: 26-27, 2002
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Hawkmoths of the World: An Annotated and Illustrated Revisionary Checklist (Lepidoptera Sphingidae)
By Ian J. Kitching; Jean-Marie Cadiou
Comstock Publishing Associates , 2000

The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 21 Sphingidae
By Ronald W. Hodges
The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 1971
The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 21 Sphingidae

Wedge Entomological Research Foundation

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The Hawk Moths of North America, A Natural History Study of the Sphingidae of the United States and Canada.
By James P Tuttle
The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation Inc., 2007
This book is not out yet but pre-orders are being taken now.

Pre-orders here:http://www.wedgefoundation.org/HawkMoths.pdf

A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera)
By Kitching, I., R. Rougerie, A. Zwick, C. Hamilton, R. St Laurent, S. Naumann, L. Ballesteros Mejia, A. Kawahara
Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236., 2018
Kitching, I., R. Rougerie, A. Zwick, C. Hamilton, R. St Laurent, S. Naumann, L. Ballesteros Mejia, A. Kawahara, 2018. A global checklist of the Bombycoidea (Insecta: Lepidoptera). Biodiversity Data Journal, 6: e22236.

View paper at pensoft.net here. Scroll to bottom for link to excel spreadsheet.

cite:1577884

Bombycine moths of America north of Mexico, including their transformations and origin of the larval markings and armature.
By Alpheus S. Packard
Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 7: 5-390, 1895
Packard, A.S., 1895. Bombycine moths of America north of Mexico, including their transformations and origin of the larval markings and armature. Memoirs of the National Academy of Sciences 7: 5-390.

The Moths of America North of Mexico. Fascicle 22.1A
By Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine
The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation, 2018
Miller, J.S., D.L. Wagner, P.A. Opler & J.D. Lafontaine, 2018. The Moths of America north of Mexico. Fascicle 22.1A. Drepanoidea, Doidae; Noctuoidea, Notodontidae (Part): Pygaerinae, Notodontinae, Cerurinae, Phalerinae, Periergosinae, Dudusinae, Hemiceratinae. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation. 339 pages.

Brachyptery and aptery in Lepidoptera
By J. B. Heppner
Tropical Lepidoptera Research (2)1: 11-40, 1991
PDF available here.