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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
Range
AZ, CO, ID, MI?, NV, NM, UT (5)
Food
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)