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

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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 Sphinx
Species dollii (Doll's Sphinx - Hodges#7813)
Hodges Number
7813
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)
Numbers
Sixteen species of the genus Sphinx are listed for America north of Mexico. (2), (3)
Size
Forewing length 21–26 mm. (4)
Identification
Food
Larva feed on Alligator Juniper, Juniperus deppeana, and other junipers.
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. (5)
Powell, J.A. & P.A. Opler 2009. Moths of Western North America. University of California Press. pl. 40, fig. 1; p. 243. (6)
Tuttle, J.P., 2007. The Hawk Moths of North America. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation Inc. p. 90; pl. 7, fig. 6. (2)
Works Cited
1.American Entomologists
Arnold Mallis. 1971. Rutgers University Press.
2.The Hawk Moths of North America, A Natural History Study of the Sphingidae of the United States and Canada.
James P Tuttle. 2007. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation Inc.
3.North American Moth Photographers Group
4.Pacific Northwest Moths
5.The Moths of America North of Mexico Fascicle 21 Sphingidae
Ronald W. Hodges. 1971. The Wedge Entomological Research Foundation.
6.Moths of Western North America
Powell and Opler. 2009. UC Press.
7.Butterflies of North America
8.BOLD: The Barcode of Life Data Systems