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Species Sphinx dollii - Doll's Sphinx - Hodges#7813

Doll's Sphinx - Sphinx dollii Small sphinx - Sphinx dollii Doll's Sphinx - Sphinx dollii Doll's Sphinx? - Sphinx dollii Sphinx dollii? - Sphinx dollii Doll's Sphinx - Sphinx dollii Arizona Moth - Sphinx dollii Sphinx asellus? - Sphinx dollii
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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 Sphinx
Species dollii (Doll's Sphinx - Hodges#7813)
Hodges Number
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sphinx dollii Neumoegen, 1881
Explanation of Names
Named in honor of famed collector and curator Jacob Doll (1847-1929) of the Brooklyn Museum. (1)
Sixteen species of the genus Sphinx are listed for America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Forewing length 21–26 mm. (4)
AZ, CO, ID, MI?, NV, NM, UT (5)
Larva feed on Alligator Juniper, Juniperus deppeana, and other junipers.
See Also
Sphinx vanbuskirki replaces Sphinx dollii in Texas.
Print References
Hodges, R.W., 1971. The Moths of America North of Mexico, Fascicle 21. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation Inc. p. 70; pl. 5, figs. 12, 14-15. (6)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 40, fig. 1; p. 243. (7)
Tuttle, J.P., 2007. The Hawk Moths of North America. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation Inc. p. 90; pl. 7, fig. 6. (2)